Fewer medical mistakes saved hospitals $2.9B from 2014 to 2016

(By Alia Paavola for Becker’s Hospital Review)

The rate of hospital-acquired conditions, including infections, injuries from falls and harm from medication errors, fell 8 percent from 2014 to 2016, saving the industry $2.9 billion and preventing about 8,000 deaths, according to preliminary data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Continue reading article here…

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