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Medical errors and other patient safety events take place in health care settings across Massachusetts every day, despite best intentions.
This tool can help you with communication, analysis and reporting challenges.
THE CHALLENGE - A general lack of understanding of patient safety issues hampers efforts to gain a broad constituency for needed patient safety investment and policies.
THE RESEARCH - Two reports describe the ways in which people talk and think about patient safety, exposing implicit assumptions about the topic that can be used to "re-frame" public discourse about safety.
Dr. David Bates looks forward to the ‘Golden Age' of patient safety.