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Take Charge of Your Hospital Stay to Avoid Medical Mistakes

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

Studies show that 98,000 people die in hospitals every year because of medical errors.

That’s a staggering statistic, but there’s ways to make sure those medical mistakes don’t happen to you.

Dr. Marie Savard, “Good Morning America” medical contributor, has 5 insider tips that could save your life on your next hospital stay.

Savard’s Tips

Have a copy of your medical records when you visit the hospital. Savard says she has a three-ring binder of medical information for herself and her parents.