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ays, and in some cases, serious injury, or the potential for legal action, said Holloway. If these figures were applied to the nearly one million patients admitted to U.S. hospitals each year for stroke, 50,000 to 100,000 patients may experience an adverse event related to an error.

Holloway says as a result of this information, Strong Memorial Hospital has improved its patient care, now uses safer equipment to deliver medications, and a variety of new procedures, including check sheets at the point of patient transfers to make sure no information is lost.

What this study represents is our hospitals commitment to patient safety, said Holloway. Along with 3,000 other hospitals, we are part of a national campaign led by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to improve patient safety and save five million lives from medical errors and adverse events.


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American Academy of Neurology
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