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Federal government releases report exploring effective strategies for reducing medical errors

  • 1.  Federal government releases report exploring effective strategies for reducing medical errors

    Posted 12-21-2021 18:05

    Federal government releases report exploring effective strategies for reducing medical errors

    Healthcare IT News (12/20, Jercich) reports, "The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in conjunction with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, released a report to Congress this month exploring effective strategies for reducing medical errors." The report "reviewed progress in the" Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act's "implementation so far and proposed future tactics for the health care industry." Among the proposals, the report "encouraged the development of learning health systems, aimed at speeding the adoption of the most promising evidence to improve care."

    https://pso.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/strategies-improve-patient-safety-final.pd



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    Stephen Martin, MD EdM
    UMass Chan Medical School
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