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The Third Leading Cause of Death in America
Many of you have read the recent study by Johns Hopkins researchers that showed medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in America. Deaths from medical mistakes – some 251,000 people per year – are outnumbered only by deaths from heart disease and cancer. Medical mistakes have become a national epidemic.
Reasons for medical errors: I am going to explore some of the factors that have led to so many medical errors. … Read the rest