Monthly Archives: February 2016

What Causes Medical Errors?

When you visit a doctor’s office or go to a hospital for surgery, you depend on health care professionals to keep you safe and healthy. Far too often, however, patients are injured by the very doctors and hospitals they trust with their lives. In fact, a recent study published in the Journal of Patient Safety says that between 210,000 and 440,000 people die every year to due preventable medical mistakes. (more…)