Medical Errors

Some articles on medical errors, medical:

Medical Malpractice - Frequency and Cost of Medical Errors
195,000 people are killed every year by medical errors in the US ... Hospital costs associated with such medical errors were estimated at $324 million in October 2008 alone ...
Regional Health Information Organization - Background/Motivations
... significant expenditure, there is evidence of inefficiency, waste and medical errors, with a 2001 estimate by the Institute of Medicine of between 44,000-98,000 annual deaths due to medical errors ... duplication of laboratory tests) and medical errors (e.g ... providers) to access patients' existing medical information in a timely manner when needed better and more ubiquitous health information technology might be part of the overall ...

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