Medical Error Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.
Numerous reports and articles have recently emerged pointing to medical error as the third largest cause of death in the U.S. It is estimated that deaths related to medical error reached approximately 250,000 in 2014 alone. A Washington Post article on the topic also points to the fact that medical error is severely under-reported due to lack of communication and standardization of processes in the medical field.
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