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10 steps for improving your hospital’s safety culture

Creating a safety culture in your hospital is essential for improving the quality of care given to patients. To maintain a culture focused on patient safety, staff at all levels, from executives to clinicians, must be engaged in the hospital’s mission. 

Perception doesn’t always match reality with safety culture surveys

Many hospitals pride themselves on having a culture that promotes patient safety. But this mindset may not be as effective in keeping patients safe from harm as it seems on the surface. According to new research, outcomes may not be much better in hospitals with a self-proclaimed safety culture after all.