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CT hospitals follow aviation, nuclear power in targeting errors

It was a big deal at John Dempsey Hospital when a housekeeper stopped a doctor from entering a room where a procedure was taking place. The celebration that followed was part of a broader effort to improve patient safety, modeled after strategies used in aviation, nuclear power and other industries where even small mistakes can have dire consequences.