Spotlight: Hospitals Could Do More To Prevent Blood Clot Deaths

Monday, August 3, 2015

“Each year, dangerous blood clots claim the lives of about 100,000 Americans. Many of those deaths occurred during or after a hospitalization, despite evidence showing that most of these events could have been prevented… with screening for risk of clot formation and treatment to match that risk. Yet many patients do not receive appropriate therapy.”

Source: U.S. News & World Report

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