In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
July 14, 2010 | Commentary
In this commentary, Dr. Pronovost calls for greater accountability for patient safety within the U.S. health care system. He emphasizes the role of teamwork in reducing CLABSI and other preventable infections.
December 23, 2009 | Commentary
Effective ICU care has been shown to reduce hospital stays and mortality rates. Tele-ICU could extend intensivist care to hospitals that do not have it. This editorial describes a study involving six ICUs and proposes a conceptual framework for developing effective tele-ICU.
September 1, 2008 | Commentary
An intensified focus on drug safety often leads to demands for more data collection prior to drug approval. Increased post-marketing surveillance can also play an important role, but the optimal approach must be chosen for each case as it arises.