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Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. hospitalized patients experience harmful events, study finds 

Experts say U.S. hospitals still have a long way to go to improve patient safety. Jan. 11, 2023, 5:02 PM EST / Updated Jan. 11, 2023, 9:32 PM EST By Kaitlin Sullivan Nearly 1 in 4 patients who are admitted to hospitals in the U.S. will experience harm, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of …

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More than 7 million incorrect diagnoses made in US emergency rooms every year, government report finds

By Nadia Kounang, CNN Updated 5:11 PM EST, Fri December 16, 2022 CNN —  A new study finds that nearly 6% of the estimated 130 million people who go to US emergency rooms every year are misdiagnosed, which translates to about 1 in 18 patients getting the wrong diagnosis. The report, published Thursday by the US Department of …

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