A patient lays in a hospital bed in Kansas City, Mo. (Photo by Tim Samoff via Flikr)

Why Patients Don’t Report Medical Errors

I was recently browsing through the nearly 200 stories we’ve compiled with our Patient Harm Questionnaire, when I was reminded again of a troubling truth. Many of the people who suffer harm while undergoing medical care do not file formal complaints with regulators. The reasons are numerous: They’re often traumatized, disabled, unaware they’ve been a victim […]