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Patient Safety in the Office-Based Practice Setting.

American College of Physicians; ACP.

Patient safety in the ambulatory setting is gaining traction as a focus for research, intervention, and policy. This position paper highlights seven recommendations to address patient safety challenges in the ambulatory environment, including enhancing patient health literacy, utilizing team-based care models, and establishing a national effort to reduce patient harm across all settings of health care.