Journal Article

Diffusing aviation innovations in a hospital in the Netherlands.

de Korne DF; van Wijngaarden JDH; Hiddema UF; Bleeker FG; Pronovost PJ; Klazinga NS.

This study describes a near 20-year experience with diffusion of aviation-based innovation into a hospital setting, including programs focused on teamwork training and surgical time outs. The authors provide an analysis framework for the diffusion efforts and provide recommendations for institutions seeking to replicate their success.