The Betsy Lehman Center is a Massachusetts state agency that supports providers, patients and policymakers working together to advance the safety and quality of health care.

Medical errors are persistent and costly, but Massachusetts is well-positioned to accelerate improvement in patient safety

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report and panel discussion

See this wrap-up of our panel on the cost of medical error research findings

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News from Patient Safety Beat

UMass Memorial and union leaders put safety on their shared agenda

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Sepsis Toolkit

Improve screening and treatment of patients with sepsis for emergency departments using these recommendations and a toolkit

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Tools for health care providers

Respond to adverse events in a timely, effective way

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