Keyword: Charles D. Stokes
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While other businesses, such as the airline and nuclear power industries, have made it their goal to have zero safety events, healthcare is too tolerant of medical errors that harm patients, Charles D. Stokes, the newly elected chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives, said on Monday.