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Why Medical Serial Killing is allowed in the United States
Kimberly Saenz - injected bleach into patients at dialysis centerApril 2, 2012 - Woman convicted of killing patients with bleach awaits fate -
Kimberly Saenz  - See:

From the Bakersfield News

Brown Files Criminal Charges Against Former Nursing Home
Administrator in Kern Valley Elder Abuse Case
Sep 8 2009

Doctor gets probation for nursing home drugging case

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Nurse Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for “Convenience Drugging” Elder Patients
9 Jan 2013

 Debbi Gayle Hayes, 51, the facility’s former pharmacist.

Friday, Apr. 3 2009 @ 2:34PM
A nurse, Kimberly Saenz, at the Lufkin Dialysis Center injected her patients with bleach, murdering five of them and injuring five more, according to an indictment released today from an Angelina County grand jury.

Affidavit: Nurse told detectives bleach in syringe was for a cleaning solution

- French Emergency Room Doctor Confesses to Killing Elderly Patients
with lethal injections -
He could receive life in prison.

July 21, 2011 - "Party Girl" Nurse Arrested
Over Deaths of Patients
Detectives arrested a 26-year-old nurse on suspicion
 of murder over the deaths of three hospital patients given insulin-contaminated saline solution, British
police said.

Originally posted

Nov. 18, 2009
Dameria Lawhorn, 51, has been charged with seven
counts of elder abuse for allegedly overdosing seven patients with morphine.

Reports detail fatal druggings at nursing facility

Feb 18, 2009

 Gwen Hughes, 55, the former director of nursing.

 Debbi Gayle Hayes, 51, the facility’s former pharmacist.

 Dr. Hoshang M. Pormir, 48, a staff physician at Kern Valley Healthcare District, who was medical director of the skilled nursing facility.

Life term for ex-nurse in patient killings
Charged with 10 deaths, she pleads no contest; prosecutors surprised

The San Antonio Express-News reports Dorothy "Dottie" Gray of Natalia died on Aug. 5 of an overdose of the painkiller morphine and lorazepam, an anti-anxiety medication. Bexar County medical examiner records show the drugs caused complications from Gray's stroke and led to her death.
She died the same day 35-year-old

Fontana was charged Monday by the Air Force with the murder of three "terminally ill" patients and with altering a medical record.

Dr. Jayant Patel - from New York to Kaiser Permanente to Australia

“Death by natural causes” was officially documented on the death certificate of St. Maximillian Kolbe who was killed by lethal injection on August 14, 1941, while a prisoner in the Auschwitz death camp.

Caregiver serial killers probably may be responsible for more deaths each year than the transient sexual psychopath serial killers that receive much more public attention. Nevertheless, there has been little serious work profiling this group of murderers.

January 29, 2005 -  36-year-old Roger Andermatt - Swiss Nurse Sentenced for 22 murders

51-year-old Ann Grigg-Booth, a nurse has been charged with the murders of three patients. - September 2004

Court TV's Library of Male Nurses that Kill and a section on Female Nurses that Kill

Nurse 'tried to kill patients' - April 28, 2004
Barbara Salisbury worked as a ward sister.
A hospital nurse accused of attempting to murder four elderly patients was motivated by a drive to free up beds, a court has heard.

Family Crusade Brings Exhumation in Case of Suspect Nurse (Charles Cullen Victim)
By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA Published: January 22, 2004 - Cullen Case

Nurse Charged After Patient Deaths Claim  December 2003
Charles Cullen, 43, told authorities he administered drug overdoses to put "very sick" patients out of their misery over the last 16 years in nine hospitals and a nursing home in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

Probe into murder of The Very Rev. Florian J. Gall
Staff Writer - Courier News
Also at Courier News
Authorities Investigate Patient Death At Somerset Hospital

Nurse charged over morphine dose

Male NurseCharged In Dismemberment Slayings

Christine Malèvre RN jailed in six patient deaths

John Walter Bardgett

Murders using Pavulon
The drug Pavulon has repeatedly been used to kill.  The public is not aware that when a person is to be intubated that total paralysis of the respiratory system is not normally needed.  Some medical personnel have been found to misuse this drug with the intent ot murder.  This is a series of articles regarding murder by Pavulon.

Lucy Quirina de Berk accused medical serial killer

May - 2002 - Nurse Indicted in Deaths of Terminally Ill Patients

Nurses in Missouri and Texas Charged With Killing Patients

Daisuke Mori - 

Miyagi Prefecture Police arrested Mori on January 6, 2001. The lethal weapon was a muscle relaxant Mori added to patient drips.

At Hokuryo Clinic in Japan there had been scores of instances where the conditions of patients suddenly changed, all of them reportedly after Mori administered drips.

Update of Daisuke Mori - 

Daisuke Mori, a male nurse at the Hokuriku Clinic in Miyagi Prefecture, was convicted on March 30 of one murder and four cases of attempted murder, and sentenced to life in prison.

Mori was accused of putting muscle relaxation medicine into the patients' intravenous drips. However, Yuri Yamashita, Mori's girlfriend who worked for the same clinic and attended 155 court hearings during the trial, said, "Suspicion against Daisuke originated from the fact that 10 muscle relaxation medicines out of 20 disappeared. However, there was no proof that only Daisuke could have stolen them. Many other employees had the opportunity.

Doctor charged over '95 mercy killing 
potassium choride murder case
further information at:

Crime Library has a complete write up on Daisuke Mori - Medical Serial Killer

The Shipman Inquiry - An Independent Public Inquiry Into the Issues Arising from the case of Harold Frederick Shipman

Richard Williams - VA Hospital Nurse

Michael Swango international medical serial killer that got away posing as a physician in the U.S. for a very long time.
Michael Swango and the visions of blind men - how he got away with it.
CNN coverage of Michael Swango

Efren Saldivar Medical Mass Murderer

Press release from L.A. DA's Office on Angel of Death

Texas to Dig Up I0 Bodies In Hospital Probe

Former heroin smuggler struck off for ignoring critically ill patient

Dr. William Palmer
killed between 1840 - 1856

The above video is of discussing at the 2010 Life Conference who are the Medical Killers and why some are doing it.  Ron Panzer is the author of the recently published book:

Most Medical Serial Killings, or  to use a more politically correct term -
Health Care Serial Killings are not the work of madmen working alone. 
Nor are they the work of a person with compassionate characteristics. 
For the most part that is a fallacy.  Those that are killing are doing so

1.  They can and/or

2.  Because they are being rewarded financially

3.  Very rarely is anyone killed to end anyone's suffering, out of a
claim of  compassion by the murderer, and all the other flowery
excuses that  are   tossed about.

Those that are killing simply because they can, have something wrong with them.  If they didn't they wouldn't be doing it in the first place.  Those that do it for money also have something wrong with them but justify their actions with various psychological scenarios, again, because they are getting money.

To recap:

*****Some or more realistically even most of these murders are done to make corporate money by manipulation of the payment schedule within Medicare.*******  See:

above since removed and now stored at:

Some of these are done just because they can.  

No matter what the motivation,  the criminal and his cojorts, always, if working with a corporation justify their actions with something as trite as "they were  going to die eventually anyway."

None of the cases displayed in this site have anything to do with true compassion, sparing a patient or family, grief, any act of compassion or respecting/honoring the wish of any patient.  All are outright murders.  Most are for financial gain.  Some were done just because the criminal thought that they could get away with killing someone.

The news articles listed on the left hand side of this section  are not always up to date because of time constraints.  The point being made in this section is that these types of events are in no way rare, unheard of, nor are they considered uncommon by law enforcement.  

I am following these stories because in the past few years there has been a trend  in the managed care industry  to kill patients that are deemed not "cost effective".  I also learned from these articles that individuals that kill without a patients permission, no matter what their physical condition are nothing more than Medical Serial Killers.  They all have a pattern of repeatedly killing.  It isn't a random event in most of these cases and dispite what some people would like to think, most of their actions are financially profitable to either themselves or the corporation that employs them. Many are provided bonuses for efficiently moving the patients out of the program very fast.  Also from my own personal investigation I deduce that the managed care industry is welcoming individuals with twisted minds into their profession often offering them financial compensation if they do commit murder to save the managed care entity money. Remember this is only my opinion, I am not speaking for anyone else in this matter.  I encourage you to make your own conclusions.  

The truth is that under Medicare provisions these government financied programs cannot be profitable if they are run honestly and as intented.  The reason they cannot be is because everyone is eventually going to die.  These are short term programs and so these corporations must deal in volume to make money.

For some background and examples of what does happen you may want to check out Odyssey Health Cares propectus though to see a money making formula routinely used  by the industry.  See also:

I think that if you look into this subject a little further you will find that there is no real difference from for profit or non profit corporations that care for patients.  They all are only about making money for themselves or their stockholders off of government contracts.  

Please view

of the linked to corporate prospectus.  This prospectus or stockholder financial report is being used as an example of what takes place in this industry.  This particular company just happened to get caught doing some things that were very, very wrong.  You will also notice that no one patient was still on the program once the government payment cap was reached.  The reason for that is the corporation stands a chance of triggering a Federal Audit into their corporate business practices.  There is no lingering illness on that program.  It just isn't cost effective.

You must die or check out of the program before that cap is reached.  Period!  An audit would mean that the Federal Government would find many people that were not really dying that the corporation was billing for.  This place deals in volume so there is a great deal of money that the government is paying them.  You get 90 days paid by the government to the corporation.  According to Odyssey most patients are gone forever by 85.2 days.  85.2 days - Four days short of a computer program in the Medicare system that  could trigger an audit.  What a coincidence.  They must really have honed medical science to be that exact on how long any patient, with any illness, disease, etc., is going to last.  

More detailed information on the financial rewards for doing in the patients, especially when the government is paying for their medical care can be found her at:

Glance at page 16 to get a general idea what this is all about.  Then go for the meat of the financial information.  Just do a quick search for the term "Medicare Cap."  

Never let anyone tell you that this is a rare occurance. 

Never let anyone tell you that some doctors and nurses are not capable of murder. Don't believe any nonsense about they did it to save people from suffering.  They either have a mental problem of some sort or they are making money off of it.  True mercy killings are far and few between.  There is generally no need for them. Just as we all learned that there are no vast warehouses for comatose people to be kept we also have learned that most people do not die in great pain, in an undignified manner, suffering in an unimaginable manner.  Some people do suffer, some are in pain, not most of them.  That part of their story is nothing more than a myth.

Just as the reality is with pets and lifestock, the underlying motivation with euthanasia is to either save money or to make money.  Most people have an animal put down because it will cost more than they can afford or are willing to pay for medical care.  These corporations are doing the same thing with people.

Also visit our companion web pages "Murders By Caregiver."
Also link to listing of Serial Killing Medical Experts:  -  I have no affiliation with that link,  nor have I any knowledge of the experts listed on that page.  It is just something that I located online.