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In an exclusive to PharmaVOICE, Bruce McWhinney, Pharm.D., Senior VP of Corporate Clinical Affairs at Cardinal Health, discusses eight key areas that healthcare systems should concentrate on to improve patient safety.
Long before the topic became part of a broader, national dialogue, the responsibility to improve patient safety was top of mind with nearly every professional within the vast chain of healthcare. But significant improvements are often difficult to achieve and elusive for healthcare organizations. Is there a secret for success?
As the nation’s regulatory landscape continues to change, the future of patient safety is, by no means, predictable. And as each generation becomes better educated, patients will rightfully expect higher standards of quality and safety in healthcare.
According to Bruce McWhinney, Pharm.D., senior VP of corporate clinical affairs at Cardinal Health Inc., through action in eight focus areas, healthcare professionals can make significant advancements in patient safety, which ultimately lower costs and improve patient care…
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Bruce McWhinney, Pharm.D., Senior VP of Corporate Clinical Affairs at Cardinal Health