Overdose: Harm in hospital wired

Pablo Garcia arrived at the hospital in good condition. Then the technology of the hospital made him very ill. In this in-depth narrative, Bob Wachter explores how high-tech medicine puts patients at risk — and how we can make it safer.

How medical technology makes patients suffer from mass overdose

Be careful with Robot Pharmacist

Why do clinicians let their computers fail?

Should a hospital be more like an airplane?

How to Make High-Tech Hospital, Much Safer

Taken from Digital Doctor: Hope, Exaggeration, and Harm in the Computer Age of the Dawn of Medicine, by Robert Wachter. McGraw-Hill, 2015. You can buy the book here.

Illustrated by Lisk Feng

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