Because of medical errors in the United States die every year 250 thousand people. This is evidenced by the statistical research of experts from the Medical school of Johns Hopkins University. They proved that medical mistakes cause harm, comparable with cancer and diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Note that in different countries the attitude to the wrong tactics of sick person are totally different. In most countries, including the United States, even there is no clear registration of minor faults of the doctor.
According to the data collected in the US in the first place of mortality are cardiovascular diseases, followed by cancer. The three leaders enter into the respiratory system. Next are medical errors.