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By Frank Federico | Thursday, Mar 07, 2013
Bob Wachter thinks so -- and he has a point. Dr. Wachter recently penned a thoughtful piece arguing that the patient safety movement, for all its gains over the past couple decades, may be in danger of flickering out. He cites two major forces putting a brake on patient safety physician burnout and strategic repositioning by delivery systems to deal with the Affordable Care Act, which he argues has displaced safety and quality improvement on the agenda of hospital boards. These are ser ... read full post


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