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The Health Cure Show

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March 01st 2016:Don't Let A Hospitalization Kill You

Going into the Hospital is one of the most dangerous places you can go these days. I've personally had 3 friends almost die from MRSA after successfully surviving surgeries. About 120,000 a year leave through the morgue, NOT the front door by which they entered from proper medications, mixed up surgeries, wrong medications, unwashed hands, unsterilized stethoscopes, etc. which leads to DEATH! My guest this week is the Founder and Chairman of The Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths in Hospitals, Dr. Betsy McCaughey. Her work has led to many improvements in keeping patients safe while in

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Dr. Betsy McCaughey Ph.D

Betsy McCaughey is a patient advocate and former Lt. Governor of New York State. In 2004, she founded and is now Chairman of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (also known as RID), a nationwide educational campaign to stop hospital-acquired infections. In five years, RID has made hospital infections a major public issue. It has provided compelling evidence that preventing infection improves hospital profitability as well as saving lives, and RID has won legislation in over 25 states for public reporting of infection rates. RID has become synonymous with patient safety and clean hospital care. Betsy McCaughey is the author of more than one hundred scholarly and popular articles on h
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