"HealthGrades concluded that hospital errors could account for 195,000 deaths a year in that three-year period, virtually double the estimates of the Institute of Medicine. ... More disheartening is HealthGrades' conclusion that there is little evidence that patient safety has improved in the five years since To Err is Human was released, along with several recommendations to improve safety, responsiveness to patients, efficiency and equity in the healthcare system. ... To err is human. To fix the errors should not take divine intervention."
-Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal