By David Mittleman

To Enhance Hospital Safety, Experts Suggest Publishing Hospital Stats

Most of us would hardly go to a restaurant where we planned to spend big bucks without checking out the reviews online or in a Zagat report. However, most of us will go to a hospital without any information about a hospital’s safety record and this is a dicier decision than go to a restaurant and spending a lot of money on bad food. In fact, until recently hospital safety experts believed that preventable hospital errors caused approximately 98,000 deaths per year, but new data suggests that that …read more