Rate Falls for Often-Deadly Ailments Acquired in U.S. Hospitals – WSJ

The incidence of often-deadly ailments that patients fall prey to inside U.S. hospitals fell by 17% between 2010 and 2013, the Obama administration said Tuesday.

Such accidental ailments include infections, falls and adverse reactions to drugs. The administration estimates that the decline resulted in as many as 50,000 fewer people dying while hospitalized over the three-year period.

via Rate Falls for Often-Deadly Ailments Acquired in U.S. Hospitals – WSJ.

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