TITLE

Safety progress called 'abysmal' by Leapfrog

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a report that was released by The Leapfrog Group, a patient safety advocacy organization in Washington, D.C., which considered the use of patient safety practices ineffective at most hospitals in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
25063239

 

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