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Blog Posts in June, 2005

  • Disturbing Statistics on Medical Errors

    As Governor Blagojevich prepares to sign the recently passed medical malpractice reform bill, I thought it helpful to consider some national statistics on doctor and hospital error: 3% or more of hospital patients are hurt by medical error. 1 in 300 patients die from such mistakes. In U.S. aviation only 1 in 5 million flights ends in a deadly accident. 24% of people say they or a family member ...
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