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False dawns and new horizons in patient safety research and practice.

Mannion R, Braithwaite J. False Dawns and New Horizons in Patient Safety Research and Practice. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2017;6(12). doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2017.115.

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December 20, 2017
Mannion R, Braithwaite J. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2017;6.

Patient safety has been a persistent goal in health care for nearly two decades, but reductions in preventable patient harm remain challenging to sustain. This commentary explores limitations in current system-focused approaches to improvements and advocates for deeper exploration and adoption of strategies that recognize the complexity of the health care environment.

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Mannion R, Braithwaite J. False Dawns and New Horizons in Patient Safety Research and Practice. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2017;6(12). doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2017.115.