Summary of A Millionaire’s Mission: Stop Hospitals from Killing their Patients by Medical Error

Looking for the article?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 5 minutes.

A Millionaire’s Mission: Stop Hospitals from Killing their Patients by Medical Error summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans

Rating

8 Overall

9 Applicability

8 Innovation

8 Style

Recommendation

Science writer Usha Lee McFarling introduces Joe Kiani, the good-guy millionaire whose engineering solutions are making patients in hospitals safer. Far from merely praising Kiani, McFarling also reports on what his detractors and rivals have to say. Kiani pays politicians a lot of money to come to his annual summits, but he also has the grudging respect of many of his business rivals. Kiani comes across as highly persuasive, but for a good cause. It’s an encouraging story of technology with the potential to save many lives. getAbstract recommends this article to anyone with an interest in patient safety.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why having medical devices that communicate with each other makes hospitals safer,
  • How engineer Joe Kiani is bringing this change about and
  • How the medical community is reacting.
 

About the Author

 Usha Lee McFarling is the West Coast correspondent for STAT News, a science writer and a Pulitzer Prize–winner. 

 

Summary

 

Get the key points from this article in 10 minutes.

For you

Find the right subscription plan for you.

For your company

We help you build a culture of continuous learning.

 or log in

Comment on this summary

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

More by category