April 12, 2017

Millionaire’s Mission: Joe Kiani Wants Zero Patient Deaths Due to Medical Error

Photo by Kendrick Brinson

STAT news reporter USHA LEE MCFARLING recently reported on the work of patient safety advocate Joe Kiani, a millionaire on a mission to solve patient deaths attributed to medical error. I have previously participated in Joe’s annual Patient Safety Summit as a representative of SimGHOSTS, and found the man, the mission, [...]

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September 23, 2013

Estimations for Patient Deaths Due to Hospital Mistakes Increases to 210,000 – 440,000 Annually

Scientific American reports on a new study in the current issue of the Journal of Patient Safety which more than doubles the estimation of patient deaths attributed to hospital error:

“In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published the famous “To Err Is Human” report, which dropped a bombshell on the medical community by reporting that [...]

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