Patient Safety Still Lagging

Kuehn, Bridget M.
September 2014
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/3/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 9, p879
Academic Journal
The article reports on the propose plan of the U.S. Senate for the National Patient Safety Monitoring Board, to improve patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory care in the U.S. The plan was suggested from a research report by the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) which reveals the increasing number of patients died for medical errors. It also recommends the use for provost medical programs for empowering medical personnel to use checklists to ensure precautions in taking care of patients.


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