The video shows a one time CVS pharmacist that had a stroke which was misdiagnosed as mental illness and sent to the mental institute against her family’s will and the hospital paid a settlement to avoid a lawsuit.  This is in New York, but something like this could happen anywhere. 

This also makes a real good case for having accurately documented medical records too where everyone is accountable and audit trails show all.  BD

Some staffers at city-run hospitals have practiced a very nonmedical skill — fiction writing.  Doctors, nurses and support staff have made false entries in hospital records to cover up medical screwups, a Daily News investigation found.  Records sometimes lacked crucial data or were missing completely, making a thorough investigation impossible.

Hospital records were sometimes falsified to cover up medical mistakes


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