Application: Institute of Medicine Reports
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization whose work has helped draw attention to quality concerns in health care. Two IOM reports, To Err is Human and Crossing The Quality Chasm, particularly stand out for the provocative effect that they have had on quality improvement efforts.
To prepare for this Application, review this week’s Learning Resources, including the executive summaries of the two IOM reports and the article “Patient Safety at Ten: Unmistakable Progress, Troubling Gaps.”
Write a 2- to 3-page paper that addresses the following:
Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and from additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Essential Guide to APA Style to ensure that your in-text citations and reference list are correct