Weekly Must Reads in Patient Safety and Health Care (September 11, 2015)
What has changed a year after Joan Rivers’ death?
According to USA Today – the answer is “nothing much of consequence”:
On the first anniversary of the death of Joan Rivers following what was supposed to be an ordinary outpatient procedure, nothing much of consequence — except for bad publicity — has happened to the clinic where she was treated and to the doctors who were treating her.
Although this may unfortunately be true, at the risk of being repetitive, here are 4 lessons learned from the death of Joan Rivers: