Perspectives on Safety
Narrow Results Clear All
- Communication Improvement 1
- Education and Training 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis 2
- Legal and Policy Approaches
- Quality Improvement Strategies 1
with commentary by Zahra Khudeira, PharmD, Certification in Patient Safety, June 2016
In this piece, a pharmacist highlights the importance of earning patient safety certification.
with commentary by Barry M. Manuel, MD; Jack L. McCarthy; William Berry, MD, MPH; Kathy Dwyer, Risk Management and Patient Safety, December 2010
In 1990, a Harvard-based research team reported the incidence of medical errors in the state of New York, based on the hospital discharge analysis of 30,121 cases.
with commentary by James M. Naessens, ScD, Not Paying for Errors: A Policy Perspective, October 2008
Interest is growing in the use of existing data sources to identify opportunities to improve the delivery and safety of medical care, to measure and compare quality and patient safety, and even to change provider incentives through pay for performance initiatives.