I just wanted to bring these two articles to the group's attention:
Could it happen here? Learning from other organizations' safety errors.
Conway J. Healthc Exec. 2008;23:64-67.
Using external errors to signal a clear and present danger.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 6, 2008;13:1-2.
They both advocate for defined strategies to be implemented to help with the identification, dissemination and learning from published reports, news and stories about failure. I thought readers of this blog may find them useful in their efforts to get involved in safety work at their organizations.
Leading a Culture of Safety: a Blueprint for Success. - Chicago, IL: American College of Healthcare Executives, National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute; 2017.
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