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BOOK REVIEW: Hospital Negligence: Legal and Administrative Issues by Arthur S. Shorr, FACHE

Edith Rodriguez entered Martin Luther King Hospital in Los Angeles on May 8, 2007 and was misdiagnosed as suffering from gallstones.  She returned the next day complaining of severe abdominal pain. The triage nurse refused to assess and prioritize her condition, and...

Book Review: Unaccountable–What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care by Dr. Marty Makary

  Most Americans have been a hospital patient—probably more than once.  Very few have any awareness of the fact that entering a hospital is one of the most dangerous actions of a lifetime.  Not because there are a lot of bad people in there with the intent...