Alliance for Patient Safety

                            All that is necessary for the triumph of evil...
                                                                ... is for good men to do nothing.

                                                                                                   Edmund Burke

Retaliation Against Michael Basco, M.D.

Dr. Basco reported a nurse for giving pitocin to his patient in labor without his orders. Patient attempted a Vaginal Birth After a previous Cesarean Section, VBAC. Patient had an emergency cesarean section due to a uterine rupture with a death of the infant 30 days later.

The hospital summarily suspended Dr. Basco' s clinical privileges, in order to defend it self in the medical malpractice law suit that followed.

  • Supreme Court of Texas Rules in Favor of Dr. Basco - 4/20/2007
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  • Letter from Professor and Chairman of OB/GYN Department University of Texas Southwestern, F. Gary Cunningham, M.D. in support of Dr. Basco - 11/18/2008
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  • Letter from Texas Medical Association Patient - Physician Advocacy Committee, Robert V. Carr, M.D. in support of Dr. Basco - 12/14/2005
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  • Plaintiff's Fourth Amended Petition complaining of Baylor Medical Center at Grapevine - 3/2005
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