Journal Article
Commentary

Eight critical factors in creating and implementing a successful simulation program.

Lazzara EH, Benishek LE, Dietz AS, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2014;40:21-9.

This commentary outlines key factors to consider when designing simulation initiatives to enhance human performance in health care. The authors also provide examples of hospitals that have implemented approaches incorporating science, staff, supplies, space, support, systems, success, and sustainability in simulation-based training.