In Conversation with…Troyen A. Brennan, MD, JD, MPH
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2005.
Dr. Brennan is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Law and Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. As the lead investigator of the groundbreaking study that assessed the prevalence of adverse events in hospitalized patients, Dr. Brennan has contributed dramatically to our understanding of the epidemiology of medical errors. More recently, he has emerged as one of the world's most thoughtful and influential analysts of the complex interplay among medicine, ethics, law, and public health.
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The National Medical Error Disclosure and Compensation (MEDiC) Act.
S 1784, 109th Cong, 1st Sess (2005).
Making patient safety the centerpiece of medical liability reform.
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Patient Safety in the United Kingdom: Evolution and Progress
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