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Environmental Context of Patient Safety and Medical Errors

Description
Explores the environmental context of patient safety and medical errors with specific interest in rural settings. Reviews the patient safety/medical error literature, identifies unique features of rural health care organizations and their environment that relates to patient safety issues and medical errors. Discusses strategies for medical error reduction and prevention in rural health care settings.
Author(s)
Douglas Wholey, Ira Moscovice, Terry Hietpas, Jeremy Holtzman
Date
03/2003
Type
Document
Organization
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Healthcare quality ยท Hospitals