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Report: After 20 years, why isn’t patient safety better?

“Despite concerted efforts to improve patient safety over the past 20 years, patients continue to experience high-severity injury outcomes,” wrote lead author Ann Burke, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, senior director of risk management for Coverys before her recent retirement. “This report explores how efforts in the decade following the 10-year anniversary of To Err Is Human have not delivered optimal results. It raises vital questions and renewed areas of focus.”

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