From Nightmarish Scenarios To Inspirational Moments: Experts Share Stories About Quality Of Care In U.S. System
The experts talk with Modern Healthcare about the quality and safety of patient care in the country. “Are we better? Yeah, no question,” said Dr. Brent James, former chief quality officer at Intermountain Healthcare. “Are we as good as we can be? Not nearly."
No One Is Free From Harm: Quality And Safety Stories From Healthcare Industry Experts
Many people have harrowing stories to tell about their encounters with the U.S. healthcare system, involving issues of quality, safety or cost. That’s particularly true for physicians and other healthcare insiders, who can spot problems that a layman might miss.“Every health policy person, especially doctors, has a story or multiple stories to tell,” says Dr. Robert Berenson, a fellow at the Urban Institute and former member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. (Meyer, 3/24)