Newsweek Series Examines Innovative Strategies at Hospitals
Newsweek recently published a series of articles about hospitals that use innovative strategies to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness, with a focus on measures that increase patient safety and reduce medical errors. The series includes case studies of ten hospitals. Headlines of articles in the series appear below.
- "Fixing America's Hospitals" (Kalb et al., Newsweek, 10/16).
- "Doctors and Patients: Disclose, Apologize, Explain" (Leape, Newsweek, 10/16).
- "Invasive Procedures: Less Is More ... and Better" (Berwick, Newsweek, 10/16).
- "Nursing Education: Training on the Fast Track" (Curtis, Newsweek, 10/16).
- "Digital Age: Next: Paperless Medicine" (Bates/Komaroff, Newsweek, 10/16).
- "Perfect Is Possible: Pilot Projects at Hundreds of Hospitals Around the Country Prove That Medical Error Rates Can Be Reduced to Zero" (Berwick/Leape, Newsweek, 10/16).
- "Get Well Safely: A Hospital Can Be Scarier Than the Problem That Sends You There: What To Look Out For" (Newsweek, 10/16).