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Room for improvement

Strong patient safety systems could limit health, social and economic harms from medical error

Published Sep 22, 2009

by Annalijn Conklin, Anna-Marie Vilamovska, Han de Vries, Evi Hatziandreu

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RAND Europe reviewed the problem of patient harm in Europe, assessed expected effects of three policy action areas to improve safety and modelled the potential health benefits that could be achieved by reducing numbers of harmful events.

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