Standardization is a fundamental foundation for reliably delivering safe and high-quality care. Michael Apkon, MD, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, explains that we need to seek methods to reduce variation to improve safety, optimize therapies and eliminate waste in Standardizing Quality Care.
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