1. Report: More than one in ten patients harmed during medical care  11Alive
  2. One in 12 patients are harmed by medical mistakes, study finds  Daily Mail
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Healthcare professionals make mistakes when treating eight percent of their patients,a University of Manchester study estimates. Half of those are preventable and 12% are are severe or deadly.Healthcare professionals make mistakes when treating eight percent of their patients,a University of Manchester study estimates. Half of those are preventable and 12% are are severe or deadly.

One in 12 patients are harmed by medical mistakes, study finds | Daily Mail Online

Medical mistakes harm 1 in 20

“"Mistakes that didn't have to happen." 1 in 10 patients harmed during medical care. More than 1/2 injuries could've been prevented. Hospital say they'll boost training, create reporting hotlines/data bases to share best practices. Source: British Med Jour. More on #11Alive 5”

Cheryl Preheim on Twitter: ""Mistakes that didn't have to happen." 1 in 10 patients harmed during medical care. More than 1/2 injuries could've been prevented. Hospital say they'll boost training, create reporting hotlines/data bases to share best practices. Source: British Med Jour. More on #11Alive 5"

The study, published just this week shows the need for strategies to stop medial needless errors.The study, published just this week shows the need for strategies to stop medial needless errors.

Report: More than 1 in 10 patients harmed during medical care | 11alive.com