Patient Safety Is Public Health

To make an impact on patient safety we need to begin addressing it as a public health issue, just as we have with chronic disease and with other injuries. Read this commentary by NPSF President and CEO Dr. Tejal Gandhi on the Safe Healthcare Blog published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, http://blogs.cdc.gov/safehealthcare/2016/03/15/patient-safety-is-public-health/


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