Bleed Out, the HBO Movie of a family’s experience with Medical MalpracticeDecember 21, 2020
Bleed Out – an HBO Film ¡Película ahora en inglés y español!
Medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. After a routine partial hip replacement operation leaves the mother of filmmaker and comedian Steve Burrows in a coma with permanent brain damage, what starts as a personal video diary becomes a citizen’s investigation into the state of American health care.
In 2009, Steve Burrows’ mother, Judie, an active and independent retired teacher, fell while riding her bike and was rushed to the hospital for hip surgery. After months of painful recovery, she fell again. Then, after eight days in the hospital and a second hip surgery, in which she lost approximately half her blood, the 69-year-old fell into a coma and suffered permanent brain damage. Read more and watch the Movie Trailer ¡Película ahora en inglés y español!