Located in Pasadena and opening over 50 years ago, Bayshore Medical is focused on providing medical care to individuals in Pasadena and the surrounding area. Statistics reveal that the hospital has 461 and sees 120,170 patients each year in its emergency room. Bayshore Medical Center also has 3,251 inpatient and 4,489 outpatient surgeries each year. The hospital is maintained by a staff of 1,500 as well as 250 physicians. There are several medical services that Bayshore focuses on providing individuals including bariatrics, behavioral health, cardiovascular care, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation services, sleep services, women’s care, and wound care.
Medical Malpractice at Bayshore Medical Center
Bayshore Medical Center is owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Gulf Coast Division, which owns 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers. While HCA Gulf Coast Division is frequently recognized for providing outstanding medical care, the company has been involved medical malpractice lawsuits over the years. In one medical malpractice lawsuit against Bayshore, alleges a doctor mismanaged the delivery of a newborn baby and caused its death. In other reports involving HCA, patients were not appropriately screened for medical conditions and a patient had Teflon felt left inside their body after a surgery.
Bayshore Medical Center’s Treatment of Respiratory Illnesses
Pasadena is located in the Houston-Woodlands-Sugar Land area. Some of the companies that operate in the area include the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Pasadena Refining System, Dorsett Brothers Concrete Supply Incorporated, the Boeing Company, Mundy Company, Zachry Holdings Incorporated, Shell – Deer Park, SGS Petroleum Service Corporation, and Silver Eagle Distributors LP. Workers at these companies and many others are at risk of being seriously harmed by several risks including exposure to hazardous materials. Exposure can result in several adverse medical conditions including respiratory illnesses. One respiratory illness is mesothelioma, which is caused by exposure to asbestos. Another deadly respiratory illness caused by exposure to deadly materials is lung cancer, which is hard to treat and each year represents a large number of cancer-related fatalities.
Contact an Experienced Texas Medical Malpractice Lawyer
There is a risk that any patient could be seriously harmed or even killed by malpractice at Bayshore Medical Center. If you are the victim of malpractice, do not hesitate to contact our law firm.