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Hospitals Benefit From High Rate of Surgery Mistakes

It’s a tragedy that the cur­rent med­ical sys­tem has strayed so far from its basic mis­sion of pro­tect­ing people’s health. Finan­cial incen­tives have become so skewed that they actu­al­ly encour­age sub-stan­dard care.

Two recent arti­cles offer pow­er­ful evi­dence. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Medical Deaths

Adverse events are so preva­lent in the med­ical sys­tem that they com­prise one of the lead­ing caus­es of death in the Unit­ed States. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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