Are Patients Safer Today Than 15 Years Ago?

According to an article published on NPR.org, the U.S. health care system "is not doing enough to track and prevent widespread harm to patients, and preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals and other settings" as told by expert testimony before a Senate Subcommittee last month on Capitol Hill.

Among those testifying, Dr. Ashish Jha, a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, said patients are no safer today than they were 15 years ago.
"We can't continue to have unsafe medical care be a regular part of the way we do business in health care," he said.
Watch the full Senate subcommittee hearing on Senate.gov. at: More Than 1,000 Preventable Deaths a Day Is Too Many: The Need to Improve Patient Safety

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