PBS NewsHour

How outpatient medical centers differ from hospitals

Clip: 09/12/2014 | 5m 34s

Outpatient medical centers perform 23 million surgeries in the U.S. per year. The death of comedian Joan River from complications after surgery has prompted investigation of how these clinics operate. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Shannon Pettypiece of Bloomberg News about how these clinics differ from hospitals and what’s driving their rising popularity.

Aired: 09/12/14

Rating: NR

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