In 2001, 18-month-old Josie King died of dehydration and a wrongly-administered narcotic at Johns Hopkins Hospital. How did this happen? Her mother, Sorrel King, tells the story and explains how Josie’s death spurred her to work on improving patient safety in hospitals everywhere.
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
- Discuss factors that contribute to avoidable patient harm, even at renowned facilities.
- Explain how patient-centered care can help prevent adverse events.