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Accelerating the Adoption of a Safety Culture

Monday March 16, 2015
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The March/April issue of Healthcare Executive features the Joint Commission's Ana Pujols McKee, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, The Joint Commission, discussing how to build a culture of safety. Read the article to find out why she says it is "probably the most challenging work that a health care organization has do to."  

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High-Reliability Health Care: Getting There from Here 

 
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The article “High-Reliability Health Care: Getting There from Here,” written by Drs. Mark R. Chassin and Jerod M. Loeb, The Joint Commission, urges hospitals to make the substantial changes that will be needed to achieve the ultimate goal of zero patient harm by adapting lessons from high-risk. Learn More
 
 

 

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