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The Economist: Hospitals are learning from industry how to cut medical errors

“But a study in 2017 by the OECD estimated that 10% of patients are harmed at some point during their stay in hospital. It also found that unintended or unnecessary harm in a medical setting is the 14th leading cause of ill health globally—a burden akin to malaria. At the annual meeting in May of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UN’s public-health body, delegates discussed “global action” on patient safety.” Read more at The Economist