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Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Aaron Kase  
Survey Shows Doctors Report Only 14 Percent of Errors

A study by the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services has found that doctors and hospitals are reporting only 14 percent of their mistakes when caring for Medicare patients, raising disturbing questions about accountability and quality of care in the nation’s medical facilities. A Clear Attempt To Avoid Responsibility To err is human.  The problem is, unlike most professionals, when doctors mess up, people die. Also like most people, doctors don’t like to …

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