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Michael Millenson on How To Make Medical Errors Less Profitable.

Posted on | December 22, 2015 | No Comments

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Michael Millenson’s column in Forbes last week drew attention to the profitability of hospital errors, and attempts to interrupt the perverse cycle. In his words, “…the push for safer care has had much less urgency and been much less far-reaching than it can or should be. Perhaps the latest results of the HHS-hospital partnership herald a new patient safety culture finally taking hold. That’s a nice thought this holiday season. Meanwhile, it remains critically important to support better data collection, greater transparency of individual hospital results and more focused purchasing by health plans, employers and consumers alike in order to reward those whose first priority is, truly, ‘first do no harm’.”

You can find Michael’s entire article HERE.

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