Oath of Silence

Number 15373
Subject Hospitals
Source WMAQ-TV (Chicago)
State Illinois
Year 1998
Publication Date May 14, 21, Oct. 21-22, 29, Nov. 6, 1998
Summary In a year long investigation of one of the biggest government hospitals in the country Dave Savini and the Unit 5 investigative team uncovered 100 million dollars in secret malpractice settlements. Savini and Unit 5 uncovered secret deals protectiong government doctors from state disciplinary action, but the investigation did not stop there, by the time the year ended the Unit 5 investigative team exposed ghost surgeries and the misuse of millions of taxpayer dollars.
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Keywords VIDEOCLIP TAPE TRANSCRIPT; doctors; medical; malpractice settlements; ghost surgeries; secret deals; government doctors
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