Slide Show: Patient Safety Improvement

December 8, 2015

Fifteen years after the Institute of Medicine brought public attention to the issue of medical errors and adverse events, patient safety concerns remain a serious public health issue that must be tackled with a more pervasive response, according to a report released today by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). The report - titled Free from Harm: Accelerating Patient Safety Improvement Fifteen Years after To Err Is Human - calls for the establishment of a total systems approach and a culture of safety.

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