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By Tejal Gandhi | Friday, Jun 12, 2015
Dr. Tejal Gandhi is President and Chief Executive of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), an IHI faculty member, and patient safety thought leader. She has contributed to a number of IHI programs, including the Patient Safety Executive Development program. In this interview with IHI Content Development Manager Jo Ann Endo, Dr. Gandhi talks about the history and future of patient safety.How has patient safety evolved over the years?Fifteen years ago, when the Institute of Medicine publi ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Patient Safety Executive Development Program, Quality Improvement
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

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety Executive Development Program
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