Just as the driver of a vehicle can be held responsible for not using reasonable care on the road, a hospital or doctor can be held responsible for not using reasonable care while treating a patient.
One more thing to add to your list before entering a hospital: find out how the medical staff communicates. Your life might depend on it.
It’s been one of the toughest periods of our lives. The pandemic, the economy, the rapidly changing world brought difficult challenges we’ve never had to face before.