Why should you contact Northern Virginia Patient Advocate?
In the United States there are
12,000 deaths from unnecessary surgeries
7,000 deaths for medication errors in hospitals
20,000 deaths from other errors in hospitals
1,00,000 deaths from hospital acquired infections
106,000 deaths from FDA-approved correctly prescribed medicines
These deaths in the united States are not acceptable. The medical system is one of the largest leading cause of death following cancer and heart attacks. These figures don’t take in consideration, extended hospital days, permanent medical problems and, loss of income. Your quality of life suffers.