Despite Protocols, Wrong-Site Surgeries Still Happen

In 2006, the Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality commissioned a study to determine the prevalence of wrong-site surgeries. (more…) Read More

Little Black Boxes Could Mean Big Brother is Watching

Word on the street is that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) is considering making black boxes mandatory in all highway-capable vehicles. Until the details are settled, it is hard… Read More

Doctors’ Offices Have the Same Threat of Medical Errors as Hospitals

Patients who fear going to the hospital can add another place to their list: the doctors' office. Despite the widespread belief that patients are more likely to experience serious or… Read More

Government Works to Drive Away In-Vehicle Distractions

Distracted driving has become a national epidemic affecting drivers of all ages. With so many demands on drivers' attention, it is easy to look away from the road, remove hands… Read More

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