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Error Prevention The Communication Factor

Three years before the Institute of Medicine issued To Err is Human, its 1999 report on medical errors, the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science founded the Annenberg Conference on Patient Safety. Held in 1996, the first conference made the cover of USA Today, spurred the formation of the National Patient Safety Foundation, and generated a conference

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