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Reducing Risk and Promoting Patient Safety for NIH Intramural Clinical Research—Draft Report.

Clinical Center Working Group Report to the Advisory Committee to the Director, National Institutes of Health; NIH.

This publication outlines system problems at a large research institution that could compromise patient safety, including supervisors' failure to address staff-reported concerns, prioritization of research productivity over safety, insufficient processes for reporting and tracking problems, and fragmented accountability for ensuring quality and safety at the institution.