Slide 10. Goals of the Seven Pillars.
The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm
- 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