For Colorado mom, story of daughter's hospital death is key to others' safety.
Daley J. Colorado Public Radio. February 17, 2015.
Patient and family stories of harm are increasingly promoted as a strategy to provide insights into medical errors. This radio segment interviews a patient advocate whose daughter died due to medical errors, including failure-to-rescue and a health care–associated infection, and who speaks about that experience to educate clinicians on the importance of patient safety and listening to patients' families.
Far more could be done to stop the deadly bacteria C. diff.
Eisler P. USA Today. August 16, 2012.
Hospital safety: your responsibility or theirs?
Teegardin C. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. April 28, 2013.
With money at risk, hospitals push staff to wash hands.
Hartcollis A. New York Times. May 29, 2013:A18.
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