Medical mistakes cost the United States more than 17 billion dollars every year. This video examines other frightening facts that scientists are learning by studying hospital errors.
Recent estimates show that one in every three patients suffers from a medical mistake. Common issues plaguing hospitals involve medication errors and infections. However, it is important to note that hospitals are getting better. The ways in which scientists measure errors has improved, leading to much better medical care.
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