Author Archives: Lamya El Bawab

Addressing medical errors in the Lebanese healthcare system

Addressing medical errors in the Lebanese healthcare system

Worldwide, medical incidents occur in 10 percent of hospitals, and 50 percent of those incidents that result in patients’ deaths are due to preventable medical errors, according to data from the World Health Organization. In Lebanon, more than one thousand complaints related to medical malpractice were filed to the Order of Physicians between 1996 and

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