Advancing Safety and Equity Together

Sivashanker K, Gandhi T. Advancing safety and equity together. New England Journal of Medicine. 2020 Jan 23;382:301-303

There are widespread inequities in health outcomes in the United States based on race, sex, language, and other factors. But, note the authors of this Perspective piece, there is no such thing as high-quality, safe care that is inequitable. Health systems can leverage patient-safety programs to advance equity.

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