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Dr. Flanders discusses the challenges of hospitalized patient care


 

Scott Flanders, MD, FHM, director of the hospitalist division, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor; thinks HM has tackled many of the patient-safety issues noted in the 1999 IOM report. He also says HM should continue to redesign strategies to continue to improve outcomes; "This is a long road—a marathon, not a sprint."

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