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Patient-safety movement reboots
Modern Healthcare

Dr. Donald Berwick will help lead a new team of experts convened to find ways to streamline and refocus the patient-safety movement around clearer targets.

Despite a national assault on medical errors over the past 15 years, patient safety experts say there is still much work to be done to make hospitals safer. The National Patient Safety Foundation announced Wednesday that a new 25-person multidisciplinary panel will meet Feb. 23-24 in Boston to review the current literature and then deliver a report this summer with its recommendations.