Slide 10. Goals of the Seven Pillars.

The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm

Slide 10. Goals of the Seven Pillars.

  • Reduce harm thru transparency and learning.
  • Reduce lawsuits through early, effective communication with all parties.
  • Resolve inappropriate care cases early, efficiently.
  • Support patient and family engagement.
  • Support care professionals following harm events.

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Internet Citation: Slide 10. Goals of the Seven Pillars.: The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/mcdonald/mcdonald10.html