Iowans' Views on Medical Errors: Iowa Patient Safety Study.
Patient perspectives can provide insights regarding areas in need of improvement. This survey of adults in Iowa revealed that 19% of respondents experienced a preventable medical error, either in their own care or as the loved one of a patient. The survey also found that patients support requiring clinician reporting of mistakes.
Clive, IA: Heartland Health Research Institute; January 7, 2018.