Hospital Fined $22,000 in Boy's MRI Death

  1. From Times Wire Reports

    The hospital where a boy, 6, was killed by an oxygen tank pulled by the magnet of an MRI machine was fined for 11 code violations, the state Health Department said.

    The Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y., was fined $22,000.

    Michael Colombini, of Croton-on-Hudson, died two days after his skull was fractured in July by the tank as he underwent an MRI.
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  3. by   radnurse2001
    Lord, I hope thats not all. Does anyone know if that is it or do they still have to pay restitution to the family. I have been trying to follow this story as I sedate children for MRI as well as work extensively in MRI.
  4. by   NRSKarenRN
    Haven't seen any more news...know lawsuit involved. Will keep looking for you.