Can we at least try not to kill 440,000 patients per year?
data_society's bookmarks 2013-12-05
Obamacare matters. But the debate about it also misdirects attention away from massive collateral damage to patients. How massive? Dig To Make Hospitals Less Deadly, a Dose of Data, by Tina Rosenberg in The New York Times. She writes, Until very recently, health care experts believed that preventable hospital error caused some 98,000 deaths a year in the United [...]