Patient Safety: A Major Public Health Challenge

Adverse events -- injuries caused by medical management rather than the underlying disease -- are likely among the 10 leading causes of death and disability in the world. In this powerpoint presentation,  Ashish Jha provides an overview of HIGHI's work on the subject. For more details and an overview of the National Academy of Medicine report Crossing the Global Quality Chasm, click here.   

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