b2ap3_thumbnail_medical-errors.jpgOne in seven patients in hospitals experience a medical error. Medical errors can occur anywhere in the health care system: In hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, doctors' offices, nursing homes, pharmacies, and patients' homes.


Errors can involve medicines, surgery, diagnosis, equipment, or lab reports. Most errors result from problems created by today's complex health care system. But errors also happen when doctors and patients have problems communicating.

Research has shown that when patients are more involved with their care better results are recorded. Read on what you can do as a patient to prevent medical errors click here

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