TITLE

Cost of medical errors

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE671
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study by the United States Society of Actuaries entitled "The Economic Measurement of Medical Errors," which showed that measurable medical errors in 2008 amounted to 19.5 billion U.S. dollars while causing death to 2,500 people and 1.5 million cases of medical injuries.
ACCESSION #
54104462

 

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