Monday, December 7, 2009

Medical Mistakes, 10 Years Post-Op

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This post is part of our two-week series commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the seminal IOM Report "To Err Is Human." To see all posts in the series, please click here.

To commemorate the 10th year anniversary of "To Err is Human," The Hospitalist caught up with two of the committee's original members: Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and Christine Cassel, MD, president and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) to discuss the advances made in medicine since November, 1999 and what still needs to be accomplished. They discuss the report's legacy and the impact it has had on medicine and the patient safety agenda.

Click here to read the interview.

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