medical errors

Date Posted
Article Title
7/19/2018
7/9/2018
7/9/2018
Medical Errors and Doctor Burnout

Doctors battling burnout are more likely to make mistakes, study finds.

11/1/2017
10/3/2017
Apologies Go a Long Way When Medical Errors Occur

Study found chances of lawsuits, large payouts weren't higher when hospitals took responsibility for error

10/3/2017
1 in 5 Have Been Hit By a Medical Error, Survey Shows

Just half reported the mistake to their provider

9/6/2017
Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need

Survey of doctors suggests a fear of malpractice is the biggest reason why

8/24/2017
Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care

Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds

7/10/2017
Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study

Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up

3/27/2017
Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts

Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say

2/15/2017
Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study

Patients who complained about their doctor had more post-surgical complications, researchers say