Jan 27, 2017
In Los Angeles, the survey found that:’Three of the five Level I trauma centers were so overcrowded that they went ‘on diversion, ‘that is, they closed their doors to new patients,’said Waxman. ‘If a terrorist attack was in Washington, DC and Los Angeles on March 25, occurred when to our survey our survey, the consequences could have been catastrophic,’he added.
Kaiser Family Foundation has been reprinted. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, search the archives and sign up for email delivery at Kaiser health news. USA Today: The study is the first of its kind in understanding adverse events in hospitals is to – in essence, causing the medical care, the damage to the patient according to the Department of Health and Human Services ‘ Office of Inspector General. The patients in the study, a nationally representative released dismissed on 780 Medicare patients from hospitals in October 2008 , suffered such problems as bed sores, infections and excessive bleeding from blood-thinning drugs, the report found. The Federal Government Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality called the results alarming (Rubin.. Click here for House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform website.Sources: House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Washington Post.Written by: Catharine Paddock,One In Seven Medicare patients harmed by problems in the hospital, addiction HHS reportThis information kaiserhealthnews.org with kind permission from the Henry J. Read the rest of this entry »