Researchers have found New York State’s mandated “protocolized sepsis care was associated with a greater decrease in sepsis mortality” compared with states without these regulations.
Report: Three Major Disease Categories Account for Three-Fourths of All Serious Harms from Diagnostic Errors
Researchers say that over “100,000 Americans die or are permanently disabled each year due to medical diagnoses that initially miss conditions or are wrong or delayed” and that “three major disease categories account for nearly three-fourths of all serious harms from diagnostic errors.”
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The July 2019 edition of MLMIC’s Case Review includes case studies highlighting how questions related to communication and informed consent impacted two separate medical liability cases in New York.