Assume nothing. Honestly.
That can be challenging when you’re a patient or a family member, and you just want to trust the system to get you the care you or your loved one needs. 744 more words
Sometimes, not even money and connections are good enough.
The “favorite cousin” of former President Bill Clinton died as the result of a misdiagnosis. A wealthy close friend of his never got a definitive diagnosis for a fatal infection, Clinton said over the weekend. 138 more words
It’s a terrible thing. Really. The pure and sanctified blood of mainstream news is now infected. Where is the protective vaccine? Quick, call the CDC. 746 more words
For most of modern medical history, the process of training to be a doctor could have been mistaken for some diabolical experiment in sleep deprivation. 390 more words
Details of conditions inside Mission Hospital of Mission Viejo – which temporarily closed its 14 operating rooms last fall because of a small outbreak of infections associated with orthopedic surgeries – were hidden by the federal government for six months.