Tag Archive for ‘safety culture’
Strategies for curbing aggressive patient behavior in the workplace are examined.
This month’s column examines the development of a culture of safety specifically through the analysis of reporting close calls in patient care.
Summarizes enhancements made to the assessment of an organization’s safety culture during the accreditation process.
Developing a culture of safety begins with incorporating lessons learned from adverse events and near misses in order to prevent future harm.
The aim of creating a safety culture within health care organizations is to balance learning with accountability, assess errors and patterns in a uniform manner, and eliminate unprofessional or intimidating behaviors.