Episode 8 – Healthcare is Hostile part 1
Friend, do you know, 30% of hospitals have violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act - EMTALA. 4,341 violations have occurred in 1,682 hospitals in the last 10-year period. What does this startling statistic mean to you and what should you do about it? This episode is focused on yet another reason why our healthcare system is such a hostile environment. In the period of 2016-2018, EMTALA violations were tied to at least 34 patient deaths.