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Fighting Medical Errors

     Politico.com reports that “Sully” Sullenberger is now on the lecture circuit for patient safety.  I have pulled out a portion of the article. His focus is to get healthcare providers to share information, to help reduce medical errors.

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Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger in 2009 coolly landed his jet safely on the Hudson River in what was dubbed as the Miracle on the Hudson. He has refashioned himself as an expert on reducing medical errors, which by some estimates kill up to 200,000 people a year — “the equivalent of 20 jetliners crashing per week,” he told POLITICO. If tens of thousands of people died in plane crashes, he says, “There would be a national ground stop. Fleets would be grounded. Airports would close. There would be a presidential commission. The NTSB would investigate. No one would fly until we had solved the problems.” But patients die needlessly every day, and it’s barely a blip on the national radar. Click for full article (Politico.com)

     DID YOU KNOW that 90% of US money contains traces of cocaine (CNN) I attached the cite for that because it seems almost unbelievable. I guess there is validity to the term “dirty money”.

     And for pic o’ day I found the adversary to Lawyer Dog:

Lawyer Dog Purr jury cat

 

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