Hospital Trustees Begin To Focus On Patient Safety

Wed, 07 Mar 2007 04:00 PM EST

... Hospitals increasingly are asking trustees "to go beyond the role of community boosters" and focus on patient safety, the Boston Globe reports. Hospital board trustees, who traditionally have used their positions to network and raise money, are beginning to turn their attention to flawed policies and procedures that lead to infections, prescription mistakes and other medical errors. [click link for full article] ...