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Patient Safety Video

“Things You Should Know Before Entering The Hospital”
is an insightful film that can save a life. Narrated by Emmy award-winning actor, Ben Hollis, this nationally award-winning film offers tips of critical things you need to know before, during and after your hospital stay.

Unfortunately, medical errors and unnecessary infections in the hospital remains one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Only heart disease and cancer kill more people. But there are precautions you can take. After this film was produced, Lynn Sanders became
a victim of a medical error in a hospital. It underscores the fact that if you are the one who is ill, it’s almost impossible to think clearly.

One of the most important things you can do is to assign an advocate to go with you into the hospital. It can be a family member or friend. But please, make sure that person will stay with you, speak to the hospital team, and ask questions on your behalf.