When it comes to medical mistakes that cause serious harm or death to patients, the most frequent question asked is: why? Why do these things happen? What is the main cause of medical errors made by doctors and other healthcare providers? The Joint Commission set out to answer exactly that question. They reviewed over 14,000 instances of medical errors that resulted in severe harm or death. In … [Read more...] about What Is the Main Cause of Medical Errors?
Every year, thousands of people are injured in slip and fall accidents across the country. According to statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 20% to 30% of victims sustained injuries that hampered independent living and limited mobility. In this article we look at common injuries from slip and fall accidents and how these can impact patients’ lives. If … [Read more...] about Common Injuries from Slip and Fall Accidents