Lucian Leape Grades the Patient Safety Movement (Part 1)
Jun 16, 2011
This podcast is an episode of Patient Safety Updates. You can find other episodes and subscribe using the links to the left.
(Part 1 of 2) The “Father of Patient Safety” reflects on the impact of the patient safety movement 10 years after the IOM report.... its successes…and its disappointments, from a national vantage point.
Real Malpractice Cases from the Harvard Medical Community.See all episodes
About the series
Even in the safest healthcare setting, things can go wrong. For more than 40 years, CRICO has analyzed MPL cases from the Harvard medical community. Join our experts as they unpack what occurred and the lessons learned for safer patient care from the causes of these errors.
Recent Episodes from the MedMal Insider Series
Health Payment Reform Act: Rules to Protect Providers
After a state medical error disclosure and apology law went into effect in November 2012, health providers in Massachusetts have protections and rules to follow.
Slow to Diagnose Endocarditis After Repeat Visits
One thing that seemed to be missing in this particular evaluation was a formal differential diagnosis that may have been present in the physician's brain, but wasn't documented, and there's no evidence that it was really thought about.
Signs of Bias in Rejected Request for Accommodation
Boston Attorney Megan Kures explains how a hospital should respond to a request for accommodation. Tip: it shouldn't be a knee-jerk no, and be sure to involve HR from the start.
Cardiac Event Mismanaged in ED
An otherwise healthy 50-year-old woman presented to the Emergency Department with atypical chest pain. Discharge and death the next morning followed.