Perspectives on Safety
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- Communication Improvement 1
- Culture of Safety 3
- Error Reporting and Analysis 1
- Legal and Policy Approaches 2
- Quality Improvement Strategies 2
- Technologic Approaches 2
with commentary by Susan D. Scott RN, MSN, The Second Victim, May 2011
This piece discusses efforts to ameliorate the impact of errors on providers, including an innovative program to counsel second victims.
with commentary by Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, The Transformation of Patient Safety at the VA, September 2006
Five years after the landmark Crossing the Quality Chasm report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the quality and safety of health care in the United States remains far from ideal.(1) It is easy to feel pessimistic. Can health care organizations really...
with commentary by Karen Frush, MD, Errors in the Media and Organizational Change, May 2005
In February 2003, 17-year-old Jessica Santillan died at Duke University Medical Center due to a mismatched heart-lung transplantation. As with the Dana-Farber experience, the death made headlines around the world and devastated the leaders and providers at...