Blog Posts in December, 2013
Study States Hospital-Errors Causing 440,000 Deaths Each Year
Posted By Regan Zambri & Long
Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Until recently, data from 1984 has been used to estimate the number of deaths caused by hospital error – 98,000. A recent report from the Journal of Patient Safety indicates that number was a very low estimate. Updated data reveals that around 440,000 deaths are caused by preventable hospital error. In addition, 10 to 20 times more ...
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