What to know about hospitals

Many hospitals claim to be the best. Here’s how to take a closer look. Types of inpatient hospitals Teaching hospitals are affiliated with universities or medical schools and have more experience with unusual or complex conditions than community, or non-teaching, hospitals Most inpatient hospitals are for “acute care” or short stays; patients who need a […]

What to know about hospital hazards

Follow this 9-step guide to avoid hazards in the hospital including infections, sepsis, medication errors, falls, blood clots, bed sores, and inadequate response to complications during labor and delivery.