Why a Trip to the Hospital Can Kill You

What threatens patient lives more than the medical conditions which admitted them to hospitals?

Pat Mastors is an advisor to the federal Partnership for Patients initiative, and serves as consumer representative for her state’s health department.
Pat Mastors is an advisor to the federal Partnership for Patients initiative, and serves as consumer representative for her state’s health department.

How can we protect ourselves?

Patient advocate and veteran TV medical reporter Pat Mastors (www.DesignToSurvive.com)  joined me on a Health & Wellness Wednesday to elaborate on these topics and more:

  • What’s slipping through the cracks at hospitals with cost cuts, shift changes and dozens of people touching you because medical harm can happen.
  • The most dangerous months to be hospitalized.
  • Becoming an informed, engaged, vocal patient or advocate.

 

To listen to the entire interview, CLICK HERE!

When you visit a hospital or doctor, are you proactive and prepared or do you leave your fate in the hands of the human beings trying to help you?

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