Hidden hospital dangers: Experts track errors that can be fatal or make patients sicker
The third leading cause of death in the U.S. — just behind heart disease and cancer — is death by hospital error, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins’ Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.
If you’re older than 65, there’s more than a 14 percent chance your hospital visit will make you sicker.
And according to other patient safety research estimates, as many as 440,000 people die annually from preventable medical errors in U.S. hospitals.
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