Eric J. Thomas, MD, MPH; David C. Classen, MD, MS
Disclosures: Dr. Thomas helped to develop a commonly used safety culture survey and conducts research on safety culture. Dr. Classen is employed by a federally certified patient safety organization, which advises health care organizations about measuring and improving patient safety. Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M13-2528.
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Current Author Addresses: Dr. Thomas: University of Texas at Houston–Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, 6410 Fannin Street, UTPB 1100, Houston, TX 77030.
Dr. Classen: University of Utah School of Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 500 South Foothill Boulevard, Salt Lake City, UT 84149.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: E.J. Thomas, D.C. Classen.
Drafting of the article: E.J. Thomas, D.C. Classen.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: E.J. Thomas, D.C. Classen.
Final approval of the article: E.J. Thomas, D.C. Classen.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: E.J. Thomas.
Thomas EJ, Classen DC. Patient Safety: Let's Measure What Matters. Ann Intern Med. ;160:642–643. doi: 10.7326/M13-2528
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(9):642-643.
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