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4 actions to reduce medical errors in U.S. hospitals.

Toussaint JS, Segel KT. Harvard Business Review. April 20, 2022.

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May 25, 2022

Toussaint JS, Segel KT. Harvard Business Review. April 20, 2022.

The patient safety movement has had mixed results in sustaining improvement and commitment. This commentary discusses strategies to instigate continued energy toward reducing medical error: prioritization of patient safety as a hospital imperative, formation of a National Patient Safety Board, installation of a single national body for incident reporting, and implementation of electronic health record learning systems that flag potential risks.