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Community Health Systems’ ongoing journey to zero preventable harm.

Simon LT, Van Buren T. Community Health Systems’ ongoing journey to zero preventable harm. NEJM Catal Innov Care Deliv. 2023;4(12). doi:10.1056/cat.23.0250.

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December 6, 2023
Simon LT, Van Buren T. NEJM Catal Innov Care Deliv. 2023;4(12).
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Achieving zero preventable harm is an ongoing goal for healthcare organizations. This article describes one large, multistate community health system’s experience decreasing serious adverse events through implementation of high-reliability leadership, promoting human error prevention behaviors, and accelerating learning through a structured approach to cause analysis at both the individual and systems levels.

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Simon LT, Van Buren T. Community Health Systems’ ongoing journey to zero preventable harm. NEJM Catal Innov Care Deliv. 2023;4(12). doi:10.1056/cat.23.0250.

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