Take 5: Daily Safety Briefings – A Hallmark of High Reliability

Quick Safety, Issue 34 discusses the importance of daily safety briefings, short stand-up meetings that bring teams together to discuss important topics that will help the team operate at optimum efficiency. This includes issues that occurred in the last 24 hours, anticipating conditions or disruptions in the next 24 hours, and reviewing the steps taken to resolve previously identified issues or resources assigned to correct newly identified issues.
 
Coleen Smith, The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare’s director of high reliability initiatives discusses more. [6:00]
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