Jeffrey Brady MD MPH

New Patient Safety Action Plan

By Jeffrey Brady MD MPH & Tejal K. Gandhi MD MPH – For us, as co-chairs of the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety, the pandemic helped to bring into sharp focus the need to fix the persistent patient safety problems that we’ve all been battling for decades.

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Next Steps to Improving Diagnostic Safety

By Jeffrey Brady MD, MPH – It’s never easy hearing a story about unnecessary harm endured by a patient who received wrong or unnecessary treatment—or something worse—because of a misdiagnosis. But the stories told last September at AHRQ’s Research Summit on Diagnostic Safety were numerous, upsetting, and sometimes tragic.