HOW TO INCREASE PATIENT SAFETY WITH TECHNOLOGY

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A recent report from Quality of Health Care in America puts to light the deviation between what is known to be good care in the hospital environment and the care that is actually received. This deviation in care is described as a “chasm of quality”. In the report mentioned above, the Institute of medicine has identified the need for improvement in patient safety from the time of admission to discharge. It is important to reflect upon the facts, and the facts are over 200,000 people a year die from medical errors a number that is quite frankly unacceptable in this day and age for such a Country as ours nonetheless these are the facts.

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