Investigation: Doctor Speaks Out on Asante Deaths

ASHLAND, Ore. – A doctor is speaking out about the investigation into the deaths of patients at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. Dr. Jim Shames, a medical director for Jackson County, addressed concerns about the quality of care at the hospital. Shames emphasized that the issue is not isolated to this particular facility.

According to Shames, the investigation was prompted by an increase in unexpected deaths at the hospital. He also noted that such concerns are not limited to just one hospital, but are part of a larger systemic issue in healthcare. Shames expressed the need for accountability and transparency in addressing these issues.

The investigation into the deaths at Asante Ashland Community Hospital is ongoing, with authorities seeking to determine the cause of the unexpected increase in patient deaths. The hospital issued a statement acknowledging the investigation and asserting their commitment to ensuring the highest standard of care for their patients.

In response to the ongoing investigation, the hospital has implemented measures to improve patient care and safety. Additionally, they have pledged to cooperate fully with the authorities as they work to address the concerns raised by Dr. Shames and others.

The investigation at Asante Ashland Community Hospital underscores the importance of maintaining high standards of care in healthcare facilities. Authorities are working diligently to address the unexpected increase in patient deaths and ensure the safety and well-being of all patients.