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: When you no longer know what headache, heartache, or stomachache means without cistern punctures, electrocardiograms and six x-ray plates, you are slipping. -- Martin H. Fischer