Perfection in Health Care (2019)

“Is it rational to pursue zero suicide among patients in health
care?” This question was posed by Mokkenstorm and colleagues as they addressed objections that the science and published results aren’t yet in. Growing evidence, however, demonstrates remarkable success at reducing the number of lives lost to suicide in health care systems that have committed to the systematic “suicide care” approach known as “Zero Suicide.”

Covington D, Hogan, M Zero Suicide The Dogged Pursuit of Perfection in Health CarePsychiatric Times, 2019.