Jul-Aug 2002 Issue
When Medical Errors Hit Home [Balancing Act]

The author, a family physician, contributes her thoughts on patient safety and error reduction as a doctor and as the daughter of a sick parent who received suboptimal care.

Jul-Aug 2002 Issue
The Power of Two: Improving Patient Safety Through Better Physician-Patient Communication [Improving Patient Care]

The article presents a patient handout, developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, that explains to patients how they can help their doctors provide better care.

Jul-Aug 2002 Issue
What's Wrong With This Practice? [Editor's Page]

Argues that most practices are shot through with errors that can be prevented -- or at least be prevented from having adverse consequences -- by systematization.

Jul-Aug 2002 Issue
Can We Avoid Errors in Family Practice? [Editorial]

FPM's medical editor writes about research to identify sources of error in family practice.

Nov-Dec 2001 Issue
Doing the Right Things: Eliminating Errors from Practice [Editor's Page]

Call for tips and articles for 2002 special issue on error reduction.

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