A framework for patient safety, part 2: resilience, the next frontier.
Summary of "A framework for patient safety, part 2: resilience, the next frontier."
Last month in Part 1, the authors discussed the critical aspects associated with building a safety culture and holding staff and leadership accountable through measurement and expected performance. Sustaining a safety culture begins with the human aspects but must reach beyond the underlying systems and processes, which enable resilience and error prevention in today's complex healthcare environment.
Author Affiliations: Executive Vice President (Dr Blouin), The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace; Vice President, Executive Relations (Dr McDonagh), Hospira Inc, Lake Forest, Illinois.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The Journal of nursing administration
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22033313
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NNA.0b013e3182346eae
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