The latest thinking from clinical and patient safety leaders from Harvard and around the world. A steady stream of interviews, news updates, legal guidance, effective practices, event highlights, and more.
Hospital Fights to Head off Care Disparities During Pandemic
For vulnerable and under-served communities, patient safety and quality care were at added risk from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Earlier the Better: More MedMal Insurers Offer Real-Time Support After Patient Harm
More MedMal Insurers Offer Real-Time Support After Patient Harm.
The Pain and Reward of Delivering Palliative Care During COVID-19
Excellent palliative care is inherently challenging; pandemic conditions make it harder.
Word to the Wise: Misuse of Language in Clinical Communication Causes Harm
In medicine, the misuse of language can have serious clinical consequences.
COVID-19 Threatens Primary Care
Many health care practices are under financial duress from the COVID pandemic, and this is affecting access to care and causing concern over patient safety.
Is This Case Likely to Close with a Payment?
Researchers find three factors that can predict whether a medical professional liability case will end in a payment.
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The episodes in this podcast explore current issues pertaining to improvements and best practices in patient safety. They are generally relevant and timely.