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In human error, Patient Safety, Safety climate on September 25, 2011 at 8:00 am

Hand Hygiene?
Yes, but so much more. Please view this graphic entitled “Hospital Hazards” at Mark Graban’s Lean blog.

Some highlights:
“You are 33,000 times more likely to die from a hospital error than from a plane crash.”
“Mistakes in hospitals cost the US $17 billion each year.”
“Fifty percent of Doctors neckties have been found to harbor dangerous pathogens.”


Can’t we fix this?

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