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Melanie J. VanOverloop

Doctor Performs Surgery on Wrong Patient or Wrong Part of Body – Why This is a “Never Event” that Should Never Occur

According to a 2013 article in the Journal of Patient Safety, preventable medical errors may now be the third leading cause of death in the United States.  These errors include so-called “never-events,” such as wrong site and wrong patient errors. For […]