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"Walk This Way": Impacting the Culture of Safety through Time and Example

  • September 12, 2014

Lessons learned from CRICO’s patient safety symposium exploring how culture can progressively impact patient safety in health care organizations.

 

 


On June 13, 2014, more than 200 patient safety advocates from across the country gathered to participate in a day-long symposium that was focused on how culture can progressively impact patient safety in health care organizations. Sponsored by CRICO, the goal was to gain a better understanding of the ways by which culture can enhance or inhibit safety improvements, and how organizations can affect their own environment
by learning to “Walk This Way.”

Read the full-text article:

Padoll, M. “Walk This Way”: Impacting the Culture of Safety through Time and Example. Inside Medical Liability. [Reprinted from the 2014 issue of Inside Medical Liability magazine, PIAA.  Copyright, 2014.]

 

Click below to download a pdf of the article.