Avoiding “never events”

This article argues that policing could benefit from methods adopted in the medical field over the last 20 years to avoid “never events” such as administering the wrong medication or operating on the wrong organ. It describes a quality-improvement framework that has helped health care institutions achieve better outcomes.

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2 Responses to “Avoiding “never events””

  1. Ashley Says:

    The authors make several good points, but their essay reflects a profound lack of understanding regarding the practical realities of policing.

  2. Gary Cordner Says:

    I agree, a lot less uncertainty, unpredictability, and danger in their world.

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