CoorsHealthcareSolutions.com (COORS.com): Is this Coors Healthcare Solutions’ first time being involved with the Annual Leadership Summit (Summit)?
Cheryl Coors (CC): This is the first year that COORS has been involved with the Summit, and we are very proud to be able to help sponsor such a large and diverse gathering of healthcare professionals.
COORS.com: What about the Summit inspired the COORS organization to become a sponsor?
Medical error might seem to be a taboo topic in our industry, but why? It’s happening, and according to recent claims, it’s happening more often than it should. Preventable medical errors are being made, like patients receiving operations intended for a different patient, physicians arriving to the wrong site, and surgical instruments being left in patients’ bodies. In fact, new research suggests that medical error is causing thousands of patient deaths each year.