Journal Article
Review

Association between organisational and workplace cultures, and patient outcomes: systematic review.

Braithwaite J; Herkes J; Ludlow K; Testa L; Lamprell G.

This systematic review found that despite the lack of randomized trials, there is a consistent association between safety culture and patient outcomes such as falls, hospital-acquired infections, and mortality. The authors conclude that efforts to enhance safety culture are likely to improve patient outcomes.