University of Buffalo

During Patient Safety Awareness Week, UB launches ‘Team Alice’ to combat medical errors and polypharmacy in the elderly

According to Consumer Reports magazine, medical mistakes are one of the leading causes of death each year in the U.S., deaths that could have been prevented. In the face of a problem of this magnitude, family members whose loved ones have died this way sometimes feel they have no choice but to take matters into their own hands. Mary Brennan-Taylor is one of them. Since the death of her mother, Ali... »