Quality improvement in gastroenterology: a US perspective

  • Irving M Pike
  • Published 2008 in
    Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology…

Abstract

‘To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System’ is the title of a report released by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1999.1 The report raised awareness of medical complications and claimed that as many as 98,000 people die each year in the US because of medical errors. A later report ‘Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpgasthep1231

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