Sound Body #1837: Surgery Centers Senselessness 9/14/18

Sep 10, 2018

Many procedures are done in surgical centers now instead of in hospitals - colonoscopies, cataract surgery, endoscopy, prostate biopsies, orthopedic surgeries, to name a few. A USA Today/Kaiser Health News investigation of public records found that surgery centers have risked lives by operating on frail patients, by skimping on life-saving training and equipment and by sending patients home too soon.