Improving patient safety is a long-standing concept that originated with the revolutionary advances brought about by Florence Nightingale.
In 2000 the Institute of Medicine published “To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System”. In the same year, Sir Liam Donaldson published his report...
Healthcare is complex. With so many moving parts and constantly evolving challenges, there are so many opportunities for things to go wrong.
In May, CMS announced that it was scrutinizing a Tenet hospital following a patient death. Imagine the impact incident reporting can have on the likes of Tenet.