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To Err Is Human: An Interview with the Institute of Medicine's Linda Kohn

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Linda Kohn, PhD, co-project director and lead editor for the Institute of Medicine’s recent report To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System, discusses the issues in identifying and addressing errors and patient safety problems, including the actions that health care organizations and the health care community as a whole can take now.

Document Type: Regular Paper

Publication date: April 1, 2000

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  • Published monthly, The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to providing health professionals with the information they need to promote the quality and safety of health care. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety invites original manuscripts on the development, adaptation, and/or implementation of innovative thinking, strategies, and practices in improving quality and safety in health care. Case studies, program or project reports, reports of new methodologies or new applications of methodologies, research studies on the effectiveness of improvement interventions, and commentaries on issues and practices are all considered.

    Also known as Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement and Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety
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