Staffers often dismissed when they voice safety concerns

February 2013
Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p21
The article states that health practitioners need to be amenable to all those staff members who support potential patient safety concerns or raise questions regarding such issues. This, in turn, will help in improving patient safety. The nonprofit Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) points out the tips, mentioned in a 2010 study, which encourages a useful response without dismissing the patient safety concerns.


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