3260.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM

Medical Errors at the VA and Beyond

The Department of Veterans Affairs has published a report detailing medical errors it found in its own facilities. this session will consist of a description of the agency's methods and findings, a discussion of how the VA is working to reduce errors, and a summary of the Clinton Administrations's effort to eliminate as much as possible of the error identified in the broader health care industry by the IOM in its report, To Err is Human
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Ben Neufeld
Panelist(s):Chris Jennings (invited)
James P Bagian
James E McManus
Organizer(s):Ben Neufeld, MA, MBA
8:30 PMMedical Errors at the VA and Beyond
Chris Jennings, James P Bagian, James E McManus
Sponsor:Medical Care
Cosponsors:Labor Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA