CNN has recently aired a new special: “25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” as part of the series, The Empowered Patient. The special tells stories of medical errors and explains what patients can do to empower themselves.
In fact, 98,000 people die every year from preventable medical errors, and recent studies have confirmed the problem is only getting worse.
One of the most compelling stories included was that of Blake Fought. See below for more on Blake’s story and watch the CNN clip here: