AJMC What We’re Reading: Florida Cracks Down on Opioids, Reduces Prescriptions

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Excerpt: In a guest blog for Scientific American, Ashish Jha, MD, MPH, of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, wrote that the biggest culprit when it comes to preventable medical mistakes is our inadequate healthcare system. The recent report that medical errors are the third leading cause of death may make people think the cause is carelessness and “individual sloppiness,” but the reality is that the US healthcare system is not doing well with managing complexity.

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