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Journal Article

Association between implementing comprehensive learning collaborative strategies in a statewide collaborative and changes in hospital safety culture.

Yuce TK, Yang AD, Johnson JK, et al. JAMA Surg. 2020;Epub Aug 12.

This study used the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire to explore whether participation in a comprehensive, multicomponent, statewide surgical quality collaborative is associated with changes in hospital safety culture. Survey results identified significant improvements in teamwork climate and safety climate, as well as improvements in physician-nurse collaboration, reporting of concerns, and reduction in communication breakdowns.