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Avoidable U.S. medication error healthcare costs by settings of care 2012

Avoidable healthcare costs due to medication errors in the U.S. in 2012, by settings of care in 2012 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Avoidable U.S. medication error healthcare costs by settings of care 2012 This statistic displays the estimated avoidable healthcare costs due to medication errors in the United States in 2012, by settings of care. In that year, medication errors within outpatient care created avoidable costs of some 1.5 billion U.S. dollars. Total avoidable medication error healthcare costs may reach 20 billion U.S. dollars annually. Expected increase in insurance coverage, chronic diseases, and an aging population may place further stresses on the need for proper medication use to prevent avoidable healthcare costs.
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Avoidable healthcare costs due to medication errors in the U.S. in 2012, by settings of care in 2012 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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This statistic displays the estimated avoidable healthcare costs due to medication errors in the United States in 2012, by settings of care. In that year, medication errors within outpatient care created avoidable costs of some 1.5 billion U.S. dollars. Total avoidable medication error healthcare costs may reach 20 billion U.S. dollars annually. Expected increase in insurance coverage, chronic diseases, and an aging population may place further stresses on the need for proper medication use to prevent avoidable healthcare costs.
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