‘Medical errors are the third leading cause of death’ and other statistics you should question.
Jaklevic MC. HealthJournalism.org. July 27, 2023.
Published rates of medical errors continue to draw attention to gaps in care that demonstrate the need for continued effort toward development and implementation of system-focused safety solutions. This article discusses the importance of representing error statistics responsibly and offers recommendations to ensure accurate representations of the challenges facing safe care delivery.