Encouraging Staff to Speak Up about Safety

August 2, 2016    |   By: Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS

One of the most important, but difficult, aspects of improving patient safety culture is getting employees to speak openly and freely re: safety concerns.  IHI shares four suggestions of how to improve culture at your organization. Read IHI blog.

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