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Medicine: Hospitals / Critical Errors #1011290

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 06, 2012
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(Manchester: Diane Sawyer) A report from the HSS inspector general on the underreporting of hospital errors made on Medicare patients reported.

(New York: Richard Besser) Hospital errors examined; details given about the need for a checklist for hospitals and what a patient should do. [Patient's mother Mary Brennan TAYLOR, patient Marcus GLOVER - comment on what happened.] [Johns Hopkins Medical Center Dr. Peter PRONOVOST†- says the estimates say 1 in 10.]

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Besser, Richard
Duration:
00:02:00

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