Experts estimate that hundreds of thousands of patients die each year from an error, injury or infection sustained in a hospital. Many more are harmed or receive unnecessary treatment. We’re curious:
A) Do you really believe that this many patients suffer some type of harm? Why or why not?
B) Who or what do you think is responsible for the ongoing patient harm?
We've invited several health care providers to answer.
Our reporters Marshall Allen and Olga Pierce, and Senior Editor Tom Detzel are also here.