December 2008
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2008, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p39
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to stop paying hospital bills for additional care starting in October 2008. The move resulted from ten reasonably preventable medical errors acquired after admission. It outlines some conditions on the list of preventable errors that tend to be more common in older people, including falls.


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