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PBS NewsHour | Denver Hospital Sets the Bar for Patient Safety | PBS

Duration: 07:40
Program: PBS NewsHour #10061
Broadcast Date: Jun. 30, 2011

As many as 96,000 people are estimated to die every year from an infection or a medical mistake after going into the hospital. And almost all of those deaths are preventable. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports from a Denver hospital that has the lowest mortality rate of any academic medical center in the country.

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Post Date: June 30, 2011