In November 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General did a report on Adverse Events in Hospitals – National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Some of the findings included:
See link below to read the rest of the report:
Levinson, DR. Adverse Events in Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Nov. 2010 OEI-06-09-00090
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