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Medical Errors in the US: The Patient Perspective

According to the results of a national survey developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)/National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) Lucian Leape Institute, and NORC at the University of Chicago, most survey respondents are regularly seeking medical care and having positive experiences with the health care system. However, 21% of adults report having personally experienced a medical error. The survey further found that when these errors do happen, they have lasting effects on the patient’s health and well-being.

Join a panel of experts as they discuss the survey results and the implications of medical errors on patients, families, health care providers, and the broader health care system.

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  • Start Date: 5/30/2018, 1:00 PM
  • End Date: 5/30/2018, 2:00 PM

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