Improving Quality and Patient Safety for Vulnerable Populations

By Bruce Siegel
March 22, 2013 | Commentary

Fundamental changes are reshaping the nation’s health care system.  From purchaser and payer demands for greater quality and value to new legislative and regulatory requirements stemming from the Affordable Care Act. Also driving change is the growing recognition that a reformed, high-performing health system must work toward the fundamental goal of reducing disparities to zero. To do that, all systems must provide the best care possible to society’s most vulnerable members.



Suggested Citations

Siegel, B. 2013. Improving Quality and Patient Safety for Vulnerable Populations. NAM Perspectives. Commentary, National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC. doi: 10.31478/201303b

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