“The Documented Medical Severe and Violent Side Effects”
I have long stated that the conventional health care system is in desperate need of radical change(s), and the findings published in so many new reports clearly back up this assertion.
Everyone is probably already aware that the USA has the most expensive health care system in the world. The fact is, the current expenditures in health care is greater than the total spent by the next 10 biggest spenders combined: Japan, Germany, France, China, England, Italy, Canada, Brazil, Spain and Australia.
If the American health care system was a country, it would be the 6th largest economy on the entire planet. Despite that fact, the USA ranks last in health and mortality when compared with 17 other developed nations. As a matter of fact, a new report states that “Preventable Medical Mistakes Account for One-Sixth of all annual deaths in the United States yearly.” To give you numbers, this equates to an estimated 440,000 preventable hospital deaths per year, related to diagnostic errors, errors of omission and failure to follow guidelines. According to statistics published in a 2011 Health Grades report, the incidence rate of medical harm occurring the United States is estimated to be over 40,000 harmful and/or lethal errors daily! As John T. James writes in the featured report: