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Study of Medicare Patients Finds Most Hospital Errors Unreported - NYTimes.com

Hospital adverse events are woefully underreported, if a new inspector general report covered in today's New York Times is to be believed:

Hospital employees recognize and report only one out of seven errors, accidents and other events that harm Medicare patients while they are hospitalized, federal investigators say in a new report.

Read the full article on the New York Times website.

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