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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Linda's Mother: A video on fatal medical errors

Three graduate students at Boston University School of Public Health made this short video as part of the Storybank Project of the Consumer Health Quality Council of Health Care for All:

Health Care for All organized a program at the Massachusetts Statehouse today, which publicly aired this video and two others for the first time. Legislation that is now pending in the Massachusetts Legislature would reduce medical errors by requiring hospitals to report certain infection rates, involve patients more formally in hospital councils, encourage doctors and nurses to apologize for errors, and make a number of other positive changes.

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