What’s the real story on medical negligence? Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:33am Dear Dr. Roach: A 2016 Hopkins study reported that medical negligence accounts for 250,000 deaths per year. And that’s just mortality; it does not include any contributions to living with disease. My own view is to attribute nearly all of this to the fact that physicians are severely overworked. What ...Thank you for visiting IolaRegister.com. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about What’s the real story on medical negligence?