TITLE

Seven steps to patient safety? ... If only

AUTHOR(S)
Dewing, Jan
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
International Practice Development Journal;May2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on several steps to patient safety which include building a safety culture, integrating risk management activity, and implementing solutions to prevent harm. He says that patient safety advances depend upon a collective ability to learn from mistakes, whether mistakes or near misses resulting in actual harm to a patient. He suggests managers to re-evaluate their organizational policies on patient safety to promote a culture in which people can learn from mistakes.
ACCESSION #
96340722

 

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