Wednesday, October 07, 2009

British ObamaCare update: Staff errors led to 5,700 cases of death or severe harm in six months

Yes, I am well aware that American health professionals make deadly mistakes, but does anyone think having ObamaCare will lead to fewer medical errors?

Great Britain has government-run health care. Here's what the BBC found:

More than 5,700 patients in England died or suffered serious harm due to errors latest figures for a six-month period show.

The National Patient Safety Agency said there were 459,500 safety incidents from October 2008 to March 2009 - the highest rate since records began.

Patient accidents were the most common problem, followed by mistakes made during treatment and with medication.

Experts said the health service had to do more to eradicate errors.

Thank God for experts, what would we do with out them? Come to think of it, experts got the Brits into this mess.

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