The 1999 Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System1 launched the modern patient safety movement by estimating a large number of yearly error-related deaths among hospitalized patients in the United States.1 But 12 years later, there are no reliable data on how many patients in the United States are injured or die each year because of errors in ambulatory settings. The number may be substantial; 52% of paid medical malpractice claims in 2009 were for events in the outpatient setting, and two-thirds of these claims involved major injury or death.2
Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.
Download citation file:
Web of Science® Times Cited: 12
Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.
More Listings atJAMACareerCenter.com >
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password.
Enter your username and email address. We'll send instructions on how to reset your password to the email address we have on record.
Athens and Shibboleth are access management services that provide single sign-on to protected resources. They replace the multiple user names and passwords necessary to access subscription-based content with a single user name and password that can be entered once per session. It operates independently of a user's location or IP address. If your institution uses Athens or Shibboleth authentication, please contact your site administrator to receive your user name and password.