Los Angeles Times
Pressing for better quality across healthcare
By Noam N. Levey
The cardiac intensive care unit at Egleston children's hospital in Atlanta gleams and hums with a dazzling array of scientific wonders that breathe for tiny lungs and monitor every beat of an infant heart.
But on a recent visit, Dr. Donald Berwick was especially pleased by something decidedly low-tech: a quiet zone where nurses can place medication orders without being interrupted, even during emergencies....
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