Archive for November, 2013

Is the Healthcare System Bad for Us?

Dead By Mistake? Would you believe that there's a site/blog with this title, and that this site is posted on the site of the Hearst Publications? Are we that bad off? In a most recent post, titled: Hospital Safety's a Wilderness of Data, the article begins with: "Every year approximately 200,000 American patients die preventable deaths as tools to make them safer go unused. Patients are in the dark about facilities’ safety records, yet only fragments of the government's wealth of information is shared." And, what about medication errors and other failures of medicine and the ...

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