The role of the patient in patient safety: What can we learn from healthcare’s history?

Ian Leistikow*, Frank Huisman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Many nations, healthcare organizations and interest groups are addressing the question of how patients can best be involved in designing and executing patient safety policy. Looking back at how patient engagement has developed in healthcare, we can draw lessons on how to engage patients in patient safety.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-141
Number of pages3
JournalJournal Of Patient Safety And Risk Management
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2018

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