Is Partnership for Patients Program flawed?

An opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine questions whether the Partnership for Patients Program has actually led to an improvement in patient care. Peter Pronovost, M.D., senior vice president for patient safety and quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine, who is best known for creating the protocol for avoiding central line infections, said the program's study methodology and methods are flawed and therefore highly susceptible to bias. The study was also not subject to outside evaluation or peer review. Read the full story at FierceHealthcare



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