Sorrel King, activist born of tragedy

Rowe, Molly
November 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Nov2007, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p35
The article focuses on Sorrel King, founder of the Josie King Foundation. In 2001, her daughter, Josie, died from medical errors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland just two days before she was supposed to go home. She has shared her story with caregivers, using it to educate them on the importance of good communication and medication safety. She has been the driving force behind safety initiatives including Condition H, which enables families to activate an early response team if their loved one is in distress.


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