Patient Safety and Medical Errors: A Road Map for State Action

This report provides state executive and legislative branch officials with a framework for considering how they might coordinate with government and private stakeholders to address medical errors and patient safety in their states. The report outlines mechanisms to estimate the number of medical errors that occur and actions that states can take to improve patient safety in their various roles as purchasers, providers, regulators, educators, conveners, and policymakers.


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