Formation of a patient safety organization

Williams, Karl G.
November 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;11/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 21, p1800
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the implementation of a final regulatory scheme which was designed to address the conclusion of the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report on medical errors. It cites that such law permits patient safety organizations (PSOs) to receive and analyze medication-error data from member organizations and propose measures for improvement. It notes that having law protections need proper qualification and listing with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).


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