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Lessons learned from the RaDonda Vaught case

When a medical error occurs, the investigation should start with why the mistake happened and examine the systems and processes before asking who made the mistake. While there does need to be accountability if standard practices were not followed, healthcare systems must understand what caused the procedural missteps in the first place. 

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