Patient Safety Leader Reflects on ‘To Err is Human’ Report

Mark Chassin, M.D., president and CEO of The Joint Commission, sat on the Institute of Medicine committee that authored the landmark 1999 report. He talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about its impact on health care safety.


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