One in four U.S. hospital patients suffers 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 than 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.
Now that the republican party has again been given the chance to lead the nation, can they do it responsibly? Can They solve for real healthcare reform?