In Hiatt’s 24-year career, all of it at Seattle Children’s, dispensing 1.4 grams of calcium chloride — instead of the correct dose of 140 milligrams — was the only serious medical mistake she’d ever made, public investigation records show.
“She was devastated, just devastated,” said Lyn Hiatt, 49, of Seattle, Kim’s partner and co-parent of their two children, Eli, 18, and Sydney, 16.
It’s meant to describe the twin casualties caused by a serious medical mistake: The first victim is the patient, the person hurt or killed by a preventable error — but the second victim is the person who has to live with the aftermath of making it.
No question, the patients are the top concern in a nation where 1 in 7 Medicare patients experiences serious harm because of medical errors and hospital infections each year, and 180,000 patients die, according to a November 2010 study by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General.
She loved music and played the piano since childhood.
She enjoyed her bowling for many years and she was an avid Bingo and Pinochle player right up to the time of her death.
For registered nurse Kimberly Hiatt, the horror began last Sept.
She is survived by two sons, Ron and Vickie of Weippe and Darold and Anita of Weippe; daughter, Linda and Earl of Potlatch; two step daughters Nita and Ginny; her oldest grandchild, Sheila Miller, who she raised from infancy; and her many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.If you are searching for housing assistance for single mothers then there are two things you first need to know.The first thing is that housing assistance grants are given by government means and also by private funding groups. In July of 1945, while working in California, she met her future husband in San Francisco while he was serving in the U. In January 1970, she went to work for School District #171 as a kitchen manager at Timberline, a job she held for 15 years. Several years later, the family moved to Duluth, MN., where she attended schools and graduated from Central High School in 1938. Scholastica in Duluth and studied to become a medical record librarian and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1942. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mac; brother, Bill Rolf and wife, Virginia; brother, Bob Rolf; and an infant great-granddaughter. During World War II she worked as a flunky for Potlatch Forest Inc. He passed away in 1969 and she moved back to Weippe.