This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Center for Quality Improvement & Patient Safety would be created within the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality to promote patient safety, under the "Patient Safety Improvement and Medical Injury Reduction Act" (S 3029). Introduced by Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) Oct. 2, the bill would allow health care providers to report medical errors and patient safety incidents to certified patient safety organizations, and would encourage development of universal standards and terminology for health care technology...
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