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10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Hospital Infections

May 14, 2016

hospital sceneA hospital stay is certainly no one’s idea of a good time. But if you or someone you love will be entering a hospital soon, it’s important to know that you are at risk for coming down with an infection while you’re there.

Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are far more common than you might think, and a major threat to patient safety. Causing tens of thousands of Americans to lose their lives each year, these infections end up costing billions of dollars. More than a million of these infections occur in the United States each year, reports the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Here are some facts to help you safeguard your health

From → Health & Safety

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