Patient Safety

Medical doctors specializing in patient safety testified at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions subcommittee on preventable… read more

Medical doctors specializing in patient safety testified at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions subcommittee on preventable medical errors that can lead to death or serious financial problems. A study estimated that 440,000 people died from preventable medical errors. This made medical errors the third leading cause of death in the United States. close

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  • Joanne Disch Professor University of Minnesota->School of Nursing
  • Tejal Gandhi M.D. President Harvard Medical School->National Patient Safety Foundation
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Patient Safety

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320495-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 2014 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Aug 29, 2014 | 5:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 29, 2014 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2014 | 5:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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