Journal Article
Commentary

The lurking danger in the “business case” for patient safety

Millenson ML. The lurking danger in the “business case” for patient safety. Health Affairs Blog. December 2, 2019.

The two decades since To Err Is Human was published have raised and addressed a myriad of concerns affecting health care safety. This commentary examines the unintended consequences of the financial drivers to motivate improvement and the drive to define a business case for safety.