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Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Thirty Safe Hospital Practices
Laura Landro reports in the Wall Street Journal today that "a coalition of health-care purchasers, quality groups and government agencies working with the National Quality Forum, the leading government advisory body on health-care quality measurement and standards, have agreed for the first time to endorse a single set of 30 'safe practices' that all hospitals should use to prevent death and injury to patients." That's progress.