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    Summarize and explain the legal and regulatory environment pertinent to quality improvement, including current issues of medical errors and patient safety.

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    Summarize and explain the legal and regulatory environment pertinent to quality improvement, including current issues of medical errors and patient safety.

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    The legal and regulatory environment for quality improvement especially in the context of medical errors and patient safety was addressed by the US House of Representatives that passed a bill to create a voluntary system for tracking medical errors. The law is called Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005. This act establishes a national patient safety database, and encourages reporting and broad discussion of adverse events, ...

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    This solution explains legal and regulatory environment relating to medical errors and patient safety. It discusses patient safety and the organizations that provide it. The sources (three websites) used are also included in the solution. 300+ words.

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