How to Protect Seniors Who Face the Highest Risk of Medical Errors in Hospitals

"One out of every three people admitted suffers a medication mix-up, a fall, a bed sore, or another problem related to the way care is delivered, according to research published in April in the health policy journal Health Affairs." -Los Angeles Times

Be a savvy healthcare consumer

I'm focusing on health issues this week and when I think of how we can all help ourselves and our loved ones when facing medical challenges, it's to educate ourselves, to be an active participant in our own care and the care of our loved ones, and to be our own advocate or have one with us at all times. Read here How to Protect Seniors and the Elderly Who Face the Highest Risk of Medical Errors in the Hospital

Pamela Cytrynbaum

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