Patient Safety

Three resources to prevent medical errors during transfer of care Joint Article by Canadian Patient Safety Institute and PPAHS

Three resources to help prevent medical errors during transitions of care.

Co-authored by Stephen Routledge, MPH, Patient Safety Improvement Lead, Canadian Patient Safety Institute and Michael Wong, JD, Founder & Executive Director of the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

Medical errors can be costly for both patient and hospital. As defined by the Joint Commission: In order to keep patients safe, clinicians should focus on the three key points along the patient’s continuum of care. To help, we offer these free resources:

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Patient Safety, Practices & Tips

Hospital News – What doctors can do to prevent medical errors during transitions of care Joint article by Canadian Patient Safety Institute and PPAHS

In this article by Michael Wong, JD, is the Founder & Executive Director of the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety and Stephen Routledge, MPH, is Patient Safety Improvement Lead, Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Mr. Wong and Mr. Routledge discuss what doctors can do to prevent medical errors during transitions of care.

To read the article on Hospital News, please click here.

This is a special rewrite of an article Mr. Wong and Mr. Routledge wrote for Canadian Healthcare Network.