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The Economics of Patient Safety: Strengthening a Value-based Approach to Reducing Patient Harm at National Level.

Slawomirski L, Auraaen A, Klazinga N. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Paris, France; 2017.

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April 12, 2017
Slawomirski L, Auraaen A, Klazinga N. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Paris, France; 2017.

Failures in patient care are a global concern. Examining the literature on costs of unsafe care delivery, this report describes the financial impacts of medical error and reviews methods of addressing these issues in resource-limited environments to improve care value and efficiency while enhancing patient safety.