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Call to Action: Preventable Health Care Harm Is a Public Health Crisis and Patient Safety Requires a Coordinated Public Health Response.

Boston, MA: National Patient Safety Foundation; March 2017.

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March 22, 2017
Boston, MA: National Patient Safety Foundation; March 2017.

A public health approach to patient safety could help drive improvement efforts. This report recommends that health care draw from successes targeting health care–associated infections to design medical error reduction programs from this perspective. The authors provide a structured method for leaders and policymakers to generate lasting change in patient safety.

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Boston, MA: National Patient Safety Foundation; March 2017.