Target: President Obama & HHS Director Kathleen Sebelius
Sponsored by: Consumers Union
When deadly medical errors are kept secret, the underlying problems that cause them don't get fixed. These errors, including hospital infections, kill an estimated 200,000 Americans each year, and cost us $51 billion. Yet they aren't required to be tracked or made public. By bringing medical errors to light, effective action can be taken to prevent them.
It's time to get serious about stopping preventable medical errors. Make it known to the Obama Administration to make error rates public so we know what to do to prevent them in the first place. Sign the petition...