Patient Story

Your Name: Robert miller

Patient's Name/Relationship: Same

City/State: Johnstown

When did event occur (what year)? April11 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. Surgery for bowel resection. HAI after 5 days after surgery. Hospital took their good old time treating which resulted in having to remove 4 inches of stitches. Home now with a gaping hole in my stomach that needs packed everyday. Also injuries to kidneys with stents that had to be replaced after the surgery. This is unacceptable.

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