Wherein we ponder vexing issues in infection prevention and control, inside and outside the hospital.
Saturday, July 10, 2010
James Bagian on medical error
Kathryn Schulz has a wonderful Q&A with James Bagian, director of the VA national center for patient safety, at the Slate blog "The Wrong Stuff". Read it all, but I especially enjoyed his thoughts on blame, punishment, and the perverse incentives that can be introduced by public disclosure.