Quality & Patient Safety

Top five contributing factors that lead to care coordination events

Patient Safety Monitor, January 1, 2016

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In July, doctors at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) performed the first hand transplant on a child. The 10-hour surgery, performed on an eight-year-old boy who had lost his hands and feet following a serious infection at the age of two, included 40 different surgeons, doctors, and nurses.

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