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Journal Article

Can we import improvements from industry to healthcare?

Macrae C, Stewart K. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2019;364:l1039.

Principles from high-risk industries can be applied to safety improvement efforts in health care, but complexities unique to medicine can make translating these approaches challenging. This commentary highlights examples from aviation to illustrate both successes and areas where improvement is still elusive.