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Former prosecutor to review Johns Hopkins' heart institute in Florida after investigation revealed problems

Former prosecutor to review Johns Hopkins' heart institute in Florida after investigation revealed problems

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of Trustees has appointed a former federal prosecutor to review the Heart Institute at All Children’s Hospital in Florida after a Tampa Bay Times investigation found high injury and death rates among pediatric patients at the center.

F. Joseph Warin of the law firm Gibson Dunn will lead an external review of the Heart Institute, which offered specialized care for children with heart defects, the hospital said in a statement Tuesday. It’s one in a series of measures the St. Petersburg hospital is taking to reform its pediatric heart program after a

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