Patient Safety in Swiss Hospitals – where are we, and where should we go?

Conférence de Prof. Dr David Schwappach, Directeur de Sécurité des patients suisse sur: Patient Safety is a serious public health issue in healthcare systems worldwide.

Preventable adverse events affect thousands of patients and pose significant burden to individuals, staff and society. Why do disastrous errors occur despite good training and high motivation of health care professionals? This lecture presents the current state of knowledge about patient safety in Switzerland. Effective interventions and approaches to improve patient safety are outlined. Mehr Information