Preventable Medical Harm Destroys Lives.
In 2013, two mothers who had lost their young children shared their stories with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. Not only that, they brought 34 other patient stories to life and shed light on the importance of patient and family involvement in the care process.
There is nothing more powerful than learning about preventable patient harm directly from the patients or their loved ones. The following tragic stories represent just a fraction of the serious incidents of harm and death from preventable medical errors that happen every day in your city and around the world.