Lessons from health care leaders: rethinking and reinvesting in patient safety.
NEJM Catalyst. April 3, 2023.
Progress in patient safety has been frustratingly slow. This commentary shares thoughts from a variety of experts in response to a 2023 analysis of adverse events in hospitalized patients that showed a persistent level of presence in United States health care. The contributions consider factors causing that stagnation and recommend actions to reinvigorate movement forward.