Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Dr. Marty Makary, Inpatient, Inspector General, John Hopkins Hospital, Marshall Allen, Medicare, Medication Error, Nursing Homes, ProPublica, Sen. Bill Nelson, Skilled Nursing Facilities, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging
One Third of Skilled Nursing Patients Harmed in Treatment, by Marshall Allen, ProPublica
A study by Medicare’s inspector general of skilled nursing facilities says nearly 22,000 patients were injured and more than 1,500 died in a single month — a higher rate of medical errors than hospitals. . . .