Medical Error: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

This article was originally published in 2016. Introduction “2.6 million people die annually in low-and middle-income countries from medical errors, and that most of those deaths are related to misdiagnosis and administration of pharmaceutical products…Medication errors alone cost an estimated $42 billion (US dollars) annually. Unsafe surgical care procedures cause complications in up to 25% … Continue reading Medical Error: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US