In 2001, 18-month-old Josie King died of dehydration and a wrongly-administered narcotic at Johns Hopkins Hospital. How did this happen?
Her mother, Sorrel King, tells the story and explains how Josieâ€™s death spurred her to work on improving patient safety in hospitals everywhere.
What factors contributed or may have contributed to Josie Kingâ€™s death? Based on National Patient Safety Goals, how could Josieâ€™s death have been prevented and what process changes would you recommend to prevent a similar tragedy from occurring? In addition, ask one question about this topic for others to answer and/or clarify.