Medical errors in healthcare are widespread. In this lesson, we will examine the variety and types of errors that cause harm in healthcare, how and why they occur, and practices and recommendations to improve them.

250+ words answering:

“How do we ensure that employees are empowered to “stop the line” when they have a safety concern? What other industries outside of healthcare have been effective in promoting this culture? Give examples”

**Must synthesize and cite the following three articles into your discussion and use outside credible sources as needed. Must have 3+ citations and APA format

Sternberg, S, “Medical Errors Harm Huge Numbers of Patients”, U.S. News & World Report, August 28, 2012. Retrieved from…

Medically Induced Trauma Support Services (MITSS). Retrieved from

Emanuel, E. (2014) Reinventing American Health Care, Chapters 8 & 9 Makary, M. (2012, Sep 22). REVIEW — how to stop hospitals from killing us — medical errors kill enough people to fill four jumbo jets a week; A surgeon with five simple ways to make health care safer. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved from

THe biggest thing is it should be third person based off credible sources, not opinion based.