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A New Study is Released on the Epidemic of Hospital Malpractice

It's reported that there are possibly as many as 440,000 deaths per year associated with malpractice in hospitals, four times as many as was previously thought.

A recent study concludes that the epidemic of patients getting hurt in hospitals must be taken more seriously if it is to be reduced. Keeping patients informed and involved while being cared for in the hospital during hospital care, getting more feedback from the patients about their actual harms, accountability for harm, and "intentional correction of root causes of harm" are necessary in the hospital care system.

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  • Mar 22 : Most common surgical errors in Ohio hospitals
    When a doctor recommends that you have surgery, it can be quite stressful and worrisome. Depending on your circumstances, the procedure in question might be elective, such as those you might seek for cosmetic reasons, or your doctor might inform...
  • Mar 14 : Mount Carmel increases total number of employees on leave to 35
    The Columbus Dispatch reported yesterday that four dozen pharmacists and nurses were involved in the care and treatment of 35 patients in the Mount Carmel West ICU and have been reported to their respective state licensing boards. Of those 48...
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