10 years after IOM report, no progress on medical errors

08/10/2009 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Ten years after the Institute of Medicine called for a crackdown on medical errors, federal analysts say the mistake rate actually may be increasing, according to a Hearst Newspapers report. The analysis found the medical community and governments have failed to take effective steps to reduce an estimated 98,000 deaths per year from preventable medical errors.

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