Judging Hospital Quality
Patients developing bed sores, doctors leaving object behind after a surgery, surgeons amputating the wrong limb. These are things health care officials and patients agree should never happen.
But they doâ€¦and theyâ€™re not handled the same in every state.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher on 89-7, NPR Newsâ€¦ Join WOSU News reporter Steve Brown sitting in for Ann to discuss why hospital mistakes happen, who pays for them, and how theyâ€™re handled.
- David Engler (Vice President of Quality Institute, Ohio Hospital Association)
- Mark Crafton (Executive Director, State and External Relations, The Joint Commission)
- Dr. Patrick Conway (MD, Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid)