Malpractice and Other Adverse Events Affect One in Seven Medicare Patients

A new study from the Office of Inspector General of the US Health and Human Services Department estimates that one in seven Medicare patients in hospitals -- or some 134,000 patients per month -- are hurt by "adverse events" in hospitals.

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