• Peer support contributes to

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  • Understanding and fixing the daily frustrations

    Mission Health focuses on improving clinician well-being

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  • The majority of ICU families hesitate to raise concerns

    New study finds that more than half of patients and families hesitate to raise safety concerns in the ICU.

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  • How basic steps can avert misidentification and prevent wrong patient procedures

    Wrong patient procedure has occurred seven times in Massachusetts since the start of 2015, according to Department of Public Health...

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  • Nearly 1,500 adverse events reported to the state last year

    The 2015 statistics on Serious Reportable Events, just released by the Department of Public Health, show room for improvement, some...

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  • Anesthesia & Analgesia: Preventing Adverse Events in Cataract Surgery: Recommendations From a Massachusetts Expert Panel

    Work by an expert panel convened by the Betsy Lehman Center to improve safety in cataract surgery was published by...

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  • Boston Globe: Report faults cataract surgery errors

    In recent years, more than two dozen Massachusetts patients have been victims of medical errors during cataract surgery — a...

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  • State House News: Patient safety center report targets cataract surgery “never events”

    A review of medical errors made during cataract surgeries in Massachusetts found cases where the wrong lens was implanted, anesthesia...

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  • Boston Globe: Patient Safety Must be Part of Mass. health care agenda

    Betsy Lehman Center Executive Director Barbara Fain explains current status of patient safety in the Commonwealth and the Center’s plan...

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  • Study: Medical errors a major issue for Mass. residents

    1 in 4 people say they or someone close to them effected. The Lawrence Eagle Tribune

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