Infection Prevention

Leapfrog Group says hospital safety improvements too slow

The Fall 2013 update to The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score shows many hospitals are making headway in addressing errors, accidents, injuries, and infections that kill or hurt patients, but overall progress is slow. Read more. According to research published in the Journal of Patient Safety, up to 440,000 Americans die each year from preventable hospital errors. Read the study
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