July 3, 2013 | By: Calevir
Poorly perceived safety culture has been linked to increased error rates, according to a “Safety Cultureâ€ patient safety primer available on AHRQ’s Patient Safety Network (PSNet). The primer identifies key features of organizations committed to a culture of safety, outlines specific measures and introduces a strategy to improve safety culture. One important strategy is performing a Survey on Patient Safety Culture (SOPS) to learn staff perceptions of the safety culture. Learn more about the Center for Patient Safety Culture Survey services that can help you get the most value out of your survey process!
Transparency is one of the biggest challenges in changing patient safety culture. Frank Federico, VP at IHI, shares viewpoints in his recent blog. Remember the CANDOR toolkit (noted in his blog) is ava
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published safety information to heighten awareness about infections associated with heater-cooler devices used during open-chest cardiac surgical procedures that
Becker’s Hospital Review – FREE WEBINAR REGISTER! Monday, August 8, 2016 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm CDT Hospitals are struggling to recruit and retain quality surgeons and nurses. The role of the
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