medical errors

The serious consequences of medical errors

Medication errors can have serious consequences for victims. It is important to understand medication errors, how they happen and for victims to be familiar with liability for them if they have been harmed by a medication error. The high cost of medication errors...

Avoid health care risks by being proactive

Hospitalization is often necessary to treat serious illnesses, but patients in South Carolina and throughout the country need to take a few steps to insure the safest stay possible. There have been an estimated 1.5 million medication errors every year, according to a...

How to end fatal hospital errors

A startling statistic has been peppering recent media coverage related to healthcare. Every week, medical errors kill enough American patients to fill four jumbo-sized jets. Yet when planes crash, these incidents make headlines. The vast majority of fatal medical...

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