Health care quality and how to achieve it.

  title={Health care quality and how to achieve it.},
  author={Kenneth I Shine},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={77 1},
  • Kenneth I Shine
  • Published 2002 in
    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…
Studies conducted by the Institute of Medicine have demonstrated a serious gap between what the American health care system provides and its full potential. This results from a substantial amount of overuse, underuse, and misuse of health care. An Institute of Medicine (IOM) publication focusing attention on medical errors--To Err is Human: Building a Safer Healthcare System--galvanized the public and private sector as well as the professions to strive for building a safer health care system… CONTINUE READING

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