Mar 5, 2019
One in four U.S. hospital patients suffer at least one healthcare related injury. In 1999, 44,000 - 98,000 patients died getting healthcare. By 2013, the number of deaths had risen to 251,000-400,000 patients died. Hospitals are one of the most dangerous places you can go. Getting Healthcare is more dangerous that being a commercial fisherman – the deadliest job on the planet. Why are hospitals so dangerous and what can we do to protect ourselves? We explore these topics and more in this episode.