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Joseph O. Jacobson, MD, on Suffering, Systems, and Safety: The Joseph V. Simone Award Lecture

2019 Quality Care Symposium

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Joseph O. Jacobson, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and this year’s recipient of the award for excellence in quality cancer care, discusses the need for quality improvement (QI) to encompass systems of care, the role of QI in preventing suffering, how poor quality affects patient safety, and the ways in which oncologists can learn from errors in other industries.



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