"Do No Harm" documents


See documents related to this project, including annotations from health-care reporter Marshall Allen.

  • Part One
  • Part Two
  • Part Three
  • Part Four
  • Part Five


Where I Stand

Fascination and frustration in reporting on Las Vegas hospital care

The assignment Sun reporter Marshall Allen was given two years ago was just one sentence, but would prove to be the most ambitious of his career: Find out what’s right, and wrong, about our local health care delivery system.

Interactive Features

Harmful events glossary

The data showed eight categories of harm including bedsores, infections, bone breaks and foreign objects accidentally retained after surgery.


See the source material behind the stories: legal filings, academic research, minutes from legislative hearings and internal e-mails.

Your stories

Have you or someone you know been harmed in a Las Vegas hospital? Make your voice heard.

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