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Latest Preventable medical error Stories

2012-03-28 23:03:05

In the United States, people traditionally visit a hospital to heal; not to catch potentially fatal infections.

2012-03-21 14:07:12

USC Marshall study finds video capture and other automated systems cut down medical errors and minimize the tendency to operate outside normal procedures.

2011-08-25 21:37:31

Temporary staff members working in a hospital's fast-paced emergency department are twice as likely as permanent employees to be involved in medication errors that harm patients.

2011-06-09 00:00:30

The family of Selah Schulze has filed suit in Grayson County, Texas, alleging Ms. Schulze sustained injuries when she was caught on fire during a routine operation. Defendants include Texoma Medical Center, surgeon Dr. Robert Wilcott, and anesthesiologist Dr. Mark Villareal. Kay L.


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