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Journal Article
Review

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

Braithwaite J, Herkes J, Ludlow K, et al. BMJ Open. 2017;7.

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.