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Preventing Medical Errors: How You Can Protect Yourself

22
April
2011
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, medical errors are one of the leading causes of death and injury in America. The Institute of Medicine estimates that about 44,000 to 98,000 people die annually in U.S. hospitals because of medical errors, many of which are preventable. Medical errors are adverse events that […]

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Surgical Checklists Likely Reduce Medical Errors and Hospital Deaths

09
February
2011
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Every day people use checklists to keep track of things and make sure steps are not missed. It may come as a surprise to many that when doctors use such a simple tool they not only significantly decrease medical errors, but likely save lives. Medical errors continue to be a major problem in hospitals nationwide. […]

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