Dr. Betsy McCaughey – Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths

Thanks go out to Dr. Betsy McCaughey for joining TCND this morning! She is a patient advocate and former Lt. Governor of New York State. In 2004, she founded and is now Chairperson of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (also known as RID), a nationwide educational campaign to stop hospital-acquired infections.

She is the author of over one hundred scholarly and popular articles on health policy, infection, medical innovation, the economics of aging, and Medicare. Her writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New Republic, Policy Review, Forbes Magazine, New York Law Journal, Los Angeles Times, U.S. News & World Report, and many other national publications.



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