Perspectives on Safety
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- Culture of Safety 1
- Education and Training 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis 1
- Legal and Policy Approaches 2
- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Technologic Approaches 1
with commentary by Eric J. Thomas, MD, MPH; Jan Patterson, MD, MS; Sherry Martin, MEd; Doris Quinn, PhD; Gary Reed, MD; Ken Shine, MD, Educating Practitioners in Safety and Quality, February 2011
Health care in the United States is undergoing profound changes due to societal demands to improve the quality of care and simultaneously reduce costs.
with commentary by John L. Haughom, MD, The Board's Role in Patient Safety, July-August 2007
In recent years, the case for improving the quality and safety of care has become irrefutable. Over the next few years, failure to act will likely have far-reaching consequences for hospitals and health systems including loss of market share, increased liability, a demoralized workforce, and a sharp rise in fear and distrust among patients who lack confidence in the ability of their provider to deliver safe care...
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...