UOPX Why Preventable Medical Errors Are Still a Problem in US Discussion
In 1999, a report was released titled To Err is Human, which estimated that between 44,000 and 98,000 Americans died in 1997 as a result of preventable medical errors (Institute of Medicine, 1999).
- Discuss why preventable medical errors are still a problem in the United States almost 20 years later.
- Furthermore, describe voluntary and involuntary reporting, the advantages and limitations of each, and which method may do more to reduce preventable medical errors.
The use of at least 3–4 scholarly references to support your argument is expected in APA style.
Institute of Medicine. (1999, November). To err is human.
Deliverable Length: 4–5 pages in APA style