New patient safety book available for free online
A new book detailing the patient safety movement in the U.S. from the late 1980s to 2015 is now available online for free. The book, “Making Healthcare Safe: The Story of the Patient Safety Movement,” is divided into four parts:
- The beginning of the movement, including early initiatives.
- Institution responses, which includes a chapter focusing on The Joint Commission and enforcing standards.
- Analysis of four key issues.
- Creating a safety culture.