Wait… Hospital Profit Goes Up When They Make A Mistake?

Hospital errors lead to greater profit.Did you know your hospital’s profit can jump from $16,936 to $55,953 per patient when a surgical error is made?

Yup.

According to a recent report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA),  a surgical complication increases a procedure’s average profit margin by 330 percent for the privately insured and 190 percent for Medicare patients.

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