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How Many Die From Medical Mistakes In U.S. Hospitals?

| September 24, 2013
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It seems that every time researchers estimate how often a medical mistake contributes to a hospital patient’s death, the numbers come out worse.

In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published the famous “To Err Is Human” report, which dropped a bombshell on the medical community by reporting that up …Read More

Source: State of Health – Science

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