Connected Health And America’s War On Error


There is a war going on in our healthcare system, where according to a recent analysis, the annual losses are worse than any other war in our nation’s history, including the Civil War, World War II and our War on Terror. It is an undeclared “war on error” within our healthcare delivery system. It is the most deadly war we have ever waged, with errors and resultant harm in hospitals contributing to the death of nearly 1,000 people each day in the U.S., potentially more than 400,000 a year ….

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