Check out these statistics from the USA and UK and see if you can see any interesting similarities. And while you do, keep in mind the top three categories of root causes of Sentinel Events from 2010 through 2012 according to the Joint Commission are: Leadership, Human Factors, and Communication. In May of 2013, […]
Similarities in Surgical Errors in USA & UK: What Might These Stats and Nurse Feedback Reveal about People Skills?
“Beyond the Checklist” A Compelling Resource Links Success in Aviation Safety to Potential for Patient Safety!
Beyond the Checklist: What Else Health Care Can Learn from Aviation Teamwork and Safety is a well-written and well-researched book that makes a compelling case for a collaborative leadership and team development process called Crew Resource Management (CRM). CRM, explained by authors Suzanne Gordon, Patrick Mendenhall, and Bonnie Blair O’Connor was developed by the airline industry […]
Our colleague and expert on Root Cause Analysis, (RCA) Bob Latino, CEO of Reliability Center, Inc. quoted above is gearing up for an exciting workshop in October. “In today’s ever changing healthcare environment, one thing is certain…accepting failure is not an option — particularly as it relates to Patient Safety! We’ve always been plagued by […]