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Reducing Administrative Harm in Medicine — Clinicians and Administrators Together

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  • Walter J. O’Donnell, M.D.

The patient-safety movement has turned clinical medicine into a team sport, but administrators have been left off the team. The effects on patients of administrative decisions and changes therefore remain obscure, unexamined, and unimprovable.

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Author Affiliations

From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harvard Medical School — both in Boston.

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