April 21, 2011 | Human Capital Blog Post
April 15, 2011 | Issue Brief
The high cost of health care in the U.S. does not result in sufficient quality of care in many cases, but major efforts have been undertaken to better define and measure health care quality.
April 1, 2011 | Report
This Update reviews the evidence concerning the effects of both traditional and innovative medical liability reforms on defensive medicine and medical liability costs.
September 2, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines the ethical responsibilities of health care facilities following large-scale adverse events in the medical setting. These events range in severity and scope and pose difficult ethical questions about whether and how to disclose the adverse event to patients.
April 6, 2010 | Story
INQRI is hosting a series of hour-long online seminars about how to speed up adoption of health care innovations and reduce medication errors.
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Physicians are encouraged to disclose medical errors to patients, which often requires close collaboration between physicians and risk managers.
February 25, 2010 | Story
New studies examine the frequency of errors by nursing students about to graduate, capture a stimulus-driven upswing in information technology budgets in hospitals and note the challenges of implementing those technologies.
February 20, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examined medication errors among cancer outpatients at several oncology clinics. Adults and children with cancer receive complex medication regimes and the frequency of medication errors in this health care setting is not well known.
July 30, 2009 | Story
The latest publications from RWJF's Charting Nursing's Future series report on reforms that could significantly reduce medical errors - avoidable mistakes that now claim as many as 98,000 lives each year in American hospitals.
January 30, 2013
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