Did You Know? - Health Insurance Fact: The Harvard Medical Practice Study reported that four percent of hospitalized patients suffered an injury due to treatment and that two-thirds of these were caused by errors. Extrapolating to the nation as a whole, it was estimated that approximately one million Americans are injured by errors in treatment in hospitals each year (Lucian Leape, Harvard School of Public Health).
Doctor's Realm Quote of the day: in the era of managed care, job satisfaction among physicians is getting lower and lower. They're looking for either a diversion or a way out. - Dr. Michael Palmer (physician-turned-novelist)