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Barron tells of losing son due to error
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Ridley Barron knows the pain of losing a child due to a medical error. The horrifying experience took place 10 years ago during a return trip from the beach. His son was given the wrong dosage of medication following an automobile accident which caused his young heart to stop.Because of accidents like that, River Park Hospital strives to provide patients with a safe environment and the highest quality of care.To honor employees who go above and beyond to ensure patient safety, River Park has created a new award.Lorie Smith was recognized with the inaugural Safety Champion Award.