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Despite ongoing efforts to improve care, medical errors—mistakes that may or may not harm patients—are a leading cause of death nationally. But results from a PCORI-funded study on improving communication between parents of hospitalized children and clinicians published today in The BMJ provide promising insights that could significantly reduce medical errors harmful to patients.

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