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National Summit on Medical Errors
September 11, 2000
National Summit on Medical Errors and Patient Safety Research
The first National Summit on Medical Errors and Patient Safety Research was held on September 11, 2000, in Washington, DC. Sponsored by the Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force
(QuIC), the Summit’s goal was to review the information needs of individuals involved in reducing medical errors and improving patient safety. More importantly, the summit set a coordinated and usable research agenda for the future to answer these identified needs.
Individuals selected by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) testified at the summit as members of the witness panels. Select to access their Written Statements.
Additional Statements, from applicants who did not testify, were submitted for the Summit and are available below.
Streaming Video of the panel sessions is also available.
Select to access Disclaimer and Copyright Statements.
Alexander, Gregory L.; Stone, Dr. Tamara T.
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Association of Health Plans
American College of Emergency Physicians
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Student Association
American Osteopathic Association and American Osteopathic
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT)
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Association of State and Territorial Health Health Officials
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
Barnett, Dr. Rosalind Chait
Baum, Dr. Neil
Bright, Roselie A., et al.
Clavreul, Geneviève M.
Gluck, Seymour M.
Greater New York Hospital Association
Inova Health System
Medical Group Management Association
Moore, Massachusetts State Senator Richard T.
National Council on Patient Information
National Council of State Boards of Nursing,
North American Spine Society
Scanlon, Dennis P.
Sollano, Josephine A.; Cooper, Dr. Mary Reich; Corwin, Dr. Steven J.
Tomaszewski, John E., et al.
Wears, Robert L.
Wears, Robert L.; Sutcliffe, Kathleen M.
North American Spine Society
URAC (American Accreditation HealthCare Commission)
Disclaimer and Copyright: The testimony and statements received by the Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force (QuIC) for the National Summit on Medical Errors and Patient Safety Research were in response to a call for information to help set a research agenda on reducing medical errors and improving patient safety. The responses are presented as part of the public disclosure process only and do not represent endorsement by the Task Force or by AHRQ. The Task Force and AHRQ cannot
verify the completeness, accuracy, or currency of the information presented in these responses and disclaims liability for any errors, omissions, or misrepresentations. Submissions were coded for the Web to make them accessible under requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and were not otherwise altered. These responses cannot be
reproduced in any form, printed or electronic, without the express permission of the authors, who
Current as of September 2000
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