7 Ways Medical Malpractice Can Occur That You May Not Be Aware Of
According to the National Institutes of Health, about one in 5 Americans will experience a medical error in their lifetime. And at the same time, less than 10% of all medical errors are reported. Because health care has many moving complexities, unfortunately, it leaves a lot of room for error, especially when systems are overworked and understaffed, leaving room for technology mistakes and miscommunication. While three of the most frequent incidences of medical negligence are related to medication, surgeries, and misdiagnosis, this is a broader look at seven ways medical malpractice can also occur.
- Medical Devices