Patient Story

Your Name: Franklin Gabriel

Patient's Name/Relationship: Franklin Gabriel

City/State: Colleyville, Texas

When did event occur (what year)? September 2018

Where did event occur? Acute Care General Hospital

What type of medical harm did you experience or witness? Healthcare-Acquired Infection

Please describe what happened. Your story will appear on our website exactly as you have written it unless there is a problem, in which case we will contact you for clarification. I entered Baylor Hospital in downtown Dallas for hip surgery. My hip became infected from the hospital. I consequently was in the hospital and rehab unit about a month. Now I have to take anti-biotic pills the rest of my life as the infection germs may be dormant.

What was the outcome of the medical harm issue? Extended length of hospital stay