Perspectives on Safety
Narrow Results Clear All
- Education and Training
- Health Care Executives and Administrators
- Health Care Providers
- Logistical Approaches
with commentary by Linda H. Aiken, PhD, RN , Nursing and Patient Safety , July-August 2005
The goal set by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1999 to reduce medical errors by half within 5 years has not been achieved. Opinion polls of consumers and health professionals show that concerns about patient safety remain high. Yet only 16% of hospital...