Conway, James B.
March 2000
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2000, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p100
Trade Publication
Focuses on the role of hospital executives in promoting patient safety. Elements of a successful leadership; Approaches that should be used to promote safety; Accountability of executives on medical errors.


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