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Medical errors leading cause of death

December 17, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  Medical errors leading to patient death occur more often than previously thought, perhaps as many as 400,000 deaths a year, according to a new study published in the Journal of Patient Safety. The study revealed that 210,000 Americans are killed by preventable hospital errors each year. When deaths related to diagnostic […]

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Shocking facts about medical care

March 28, 2013

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by Dr. Marty Makary —  A new generation of doctors is pushing the medical profession to make hospital outcomes more positive for the public and to make bedside care more honest. Following are a few shocking facts about health care in the U.S. today. In a confidential survey at a wide range of hospitals, staffers […]

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