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- Transparency and Accountability
Allen M. Washington Monthly. March/April 2011.
This magazine article reports on medical errors in the United States health care system and discusses transparency as a tactic to improve patient safety.
Hixenbaugh M, Ornstein C. Houston Chronicle and Propublica.
This news investigation chronicles a series of incidents in a transplant program that resulted in patient harm. The systemic nature of the problems such as insufficient whistleblower protection, accountability, and follow-up on patient concerns culminated in a change of hospital leadership. A previous PSNet interview with Charles Ornstein discussed the role of media in raising awareness of patient safety issues.