The Unforgivable Metric: Avoidable Patient Errors…
…and What Hospitals Can Do About Them
Patients go to the hospital for healing, but despite the best intentions of clinical staff, far too many patients experience unintended harm.
The numbers are staggering. Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States after heart disease and cancer. Today alone, 1,000 people will die because of a preventable hospital error.
Check out our short infographic to learn how real hospitals are using clinical surveillance to turn the tide against medical errors and other patient safety issues.