One Is A Number
Learn Patient Safety Statistics Here
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One is a Number" compiles easily accessible patient safety facts in a single location. When someone you care about is affected, even a single preventable death or injury is one too many – that's how we quantify medical errors. In 2016, Johns Hopkins patient safety experts estimated over 250,000 annual deaths in the U.S. resulted from medical errors. But beyond statistics, each individual matters, making every life count. This platform aims to provide insights into patient safety and medical error studies, acknowledging that each figure represents a person who entrusted their well-being to the healthcare system. While some studies might seem outdated due to infrequency, we strive to keep up with the latest research and reports.