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Perspectives on Safety > Interview
Health System Consolidation and Patient Safety, March 2019
Dr. Haas is an obstetrician–gynecologist and co-Principal Investigator for Ariadne Labs' work focused on health care system expansion. We spoke with her about the trend of health systems getting larger and more integrated, the risks to patient safety, and ways to mitigate these risks.
Journal Article > Commentary
ACOG Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement and Committee on Professional Liability. Obstet Gynecol. 2016;128:e257-e261.
Disclosure of errors and adverse events is now endorsed by a broad array of organizations. This statement discusses the importance of disclosure and provides resources to help health care organizations develop policies and programs that support a blame-free, learning approach to error that encourages reporting.
Web Resource > Multi-use Website
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
This Web site offers a patient safety review program to help assess and improve safety in ambulatory obstetrics and gynecology practices.
Journal Article > Study
Obstetrician-gynecologists' opinions about patient safety: costs and liability remain problems; are mandated reports a solution?
Stumpf PG, Anderson B, Lawrence H, Schulkin J. Womens Health Issues. 2009;19:8-13.
This survey of practicing obstetricians found general support for patient safety measures, but cost and fear of malpractice litigation were cited as barriers to implementation.