Journal Article

Patient safety in the era of healthcare reform.

Leape LL. Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 2015;473:1568-73.

The publication of To Err Is Human spurred efforts to improve safety in health care. This commentary reviews key patient safety concepts, interventions that successfully reduced harm (e.g., the Keystone ICU project), and persistent barriers to improvement (e.g., disruptive behavior). The author offers recommendations for health care workers interested in contributing to safer care.