The U.S. healthcare system is now spending many millions of dollars to improve "patient safety" and "inter-professional practice." Nevertheless, an estimated 250,000 patients still succumb to preventable medical errors every year. How can health care providers reduce the terrible financial and human toll of medical errors and injuries that harm rather than heal?
Suzanne Gordon is an award winning journalist and author of 15 books who writes about healthcare delivery and health care systems.
Patrick is a commercial airline pilot and an expert on Crew Resource Management and Threat and Error Management. He speaks around the world about adapting the aviation safety model to other High Reliability Industries.
BONNIE BLAIR O'CONNOR
Bonnie Blair O'Connor is Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical) and Associate Director, Pediatric Residency, at Hasbro Children’s Hospital/Alpert Medical School at Brown University in Providence, R.I.