PBS NewsHour

Denver Hospital Sets the Bar for Patient Safety

Clip: 06/30/2011 | 7m 39s

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.

Aired: 06/30/11

Rating: NR

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