"When I climb Mount Rainier, I face less risk of death than I'll face on the operating table."—Don Berwick, M.D. Newsweek/12.12.2005/"Six Keys to Safer Hospitals: A Set of Simple Precautions Could Prevent 100,000 Needless Deaths Every Year"
Yikes, I've got to spend an outpatient day in the hospital next week—think I'll wear Kevlar.
(To my mind, Don Berwick is the Mother Theresa of health safety.)
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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