Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Patient Safety Advocates: Health Reform Can Reduce Errors

Patient safety advocates believe that the new health reform bill will lead to a reduction in hospital errors by establishing financial incentives for safer care and requiring that some mistakes be made public.
"More reforms are needed to protect patients from preventable medical harm, but the new law creates a solid foundation that will help ensure that the health care we are paying for is safe," said Lisa McGiffert, director of the Consumers Union's Safe Patient project.

Click here to read the article in the Times Union.

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