Analyzing Healthcare in Sweden

March 23, 2009
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Four wrecked Estonia ferries, six crashed jumbo jets, or over seven hundred crashed military helicopters – the equivalent number of people die each year because of improper care in Sweden. Yet no one reacts on these “emergency facts” and wonders how this can happen in today’s modern healthcare.  Medical errors leading to prolonged treatment, adverse health events and even death remain an issue around the globe.  Heléne Spjuth, Subject Matter Expert on Health Care at SAS Institute in Sweden, proposes thousands of lives yearly could be spared from deadly injury in the Swedish Healthcare system.


 


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Four wrecked Estonia ferries, six crashed jumbo jets, or over seven hundred crashed military helicopters – the equivalent number of people die each year because of improper care in Sweden. Yet no one reacts on these “emergency facts” and wonders how this can happen in today’s modern healthcare.  Medical errors leading to prolonged treatment, adverse health events and even death remain an issue around the globe.  Heléne Spjuth, Subject Matter Expert on Health Care at SAS Institute in Sweden, proposes thousands of lives yearly could be spared from deadly injury in the Swedish Healthcare system.


 


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