September 21, 2013 | Mark Paradies

How Many People Die in the USA From Errors During Care?

We’ve seen old estimates indicating that 98,000 people per year and 180,000 people per year die because of mistakes made during care that contributed to their deaths. Now a new study says the number may even be higher. It could be as much as 210,000 to 440,000 per year.

Does that get your attention?

Read about the new estimate that came from the  Journal of Patient Safety at:

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