Did you know you have web access to the infection rates at every Pennsylvania hospital? The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, an independent state agency responsible for addressing the problem of escalating health costs and ensuring the quality of health care, has published a lengthy web document entitled Hospital-Acquired Infections in Pennsylvania. If you access this document, you can find out the infection rate per 1,000 patients at every single hospital in Pennsylvania, and the percentage of those infections that caued the patient to die.
If you were a patient at one of the many hospitals in Western Pennsylvania and you suspect that you were the victim of medical malpractice or medical negligence, you should call the attorneys at Berger & Lagnese at 412-471-4300 or email us. The lawyers at Berger & Lagnese specialize in medical malpractice cases and work on cases in Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Uniontown, Erie, Washington, and all courts in Western Pennsylvania.