TITLE

Crew management yields good results

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2007, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The obstetrics unit at a Boston hospital has been recognized for a dramatic reduction in major adverse events. Much of the improvement can be attributed to the recent adoption of crew resource management to improve staff communication and performance. • Malpractice liability exposure also was reduced. • The hospital committed to significant staff retraining. • The effort was prompted by the unnecessary stillbirth of a baby.
ACCESSION #
27670550

 

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