TITLE

A new safety incentive

AUTHOR(S)
Brennan, Troyen; Liss, Don
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;3/3/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explains that making healthcare safer is one area where there is vigorous agreement among all constituents and it is critical to improving the quality of life for patients and should reduce medical costs. The good news is that there are established ways to achieve this goal. Each sector in the healthcare system has a role to play through individual actions and, more importantly, by working together. Insurers also have a role to play in improving safety.
ACCESSION #
31302128

 

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