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: Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. -- Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin, 1973