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Improving medical errors by making interoperability a reality

To mark the anniversary of the Institute of Medicine’s watershed report “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System,” the West Health Institute’s West Wire blog is running a series of interviews between its chief science and medical officer Dr. Joe Smith with IOM committee members who helped produce the report, as well as […]

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Do we need a National Patient Safety Board?

To mark the anniversary of the Institute of Medicine’s watershed report “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System,” the West Health Institute’s West Wire blog is running a series of interviews between its chief science and medical officer Dr. Joe Smith and IOM committee members who helped produce the report, as well as […]