SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 · 8:48 PM
How to Stop Hospitals From Killing Us
A recent article appeared September 22, 2012, on page C1 in the U.S. edition of The Wall Street Journal, with the headline: How to StopHospitals From Killing Us.
The full text of the article can be found here at:
The author, Marty Makary, a surgeon at John Hopkins Hospital, discusses how medical errors in United States kill enough people to fill four jumbo jets a week and offers five simple ways to make health care safer for patients.
Increased transparency, such as publicity about other medical malpractice lawsuits, being one of the steps offered.