nationwide public mandatory reporting system and by encouraging health care

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nationwide public mandatory reporting system and by encouraging health care organizations and practitioners to develop and participate in voluntary reporting systems.” · “Raising performance standards and expectations for improvements in safety through the actions of oversight organizations, professional groups, and group purchasers of health care.” · “Implementing safety systems in health care organizations to ensure safe practices at the delivery level.” (Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Quality of Health Care in America, 2000) Progress was then seen rapidly emerging from The Institute of Medicine’s action plan. There was development and testing in new medical technologies, large-scale demonstration projects were taking place to test safety, there was an immense amount of support from multidisciplinary trams and health-care facilities and organizations who were providing valuable information in regards to determining medical errors and the ongoing development of new knowledge. Overall, the implementation of “To Err is Human”, called for quality and
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safety improvements in healthcare. Reference Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Quality of Health Care in America; Kohn LT, Corrigan JM, Donaldson MS, editors. To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2000. Available from: doi: 10.17226/9728
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