Journal Article

Encouraging employees to speak up to prevent infections: opportunities to leverage quality improvement and care management processes.

Robbins J, McAlearney AS. American journal of infection control. 2016;44:1224-1230.

Conducted at hospitals participating in the On the CUSP: Stop BSI initiative, this qualitative study analyzed how hospitals engaged frontline staff in efforts to prevent health care–associated infections. Investigators found that broader organizational efforts to improve safety culture facilitated an atmosphere where staff felt comfortable speaking up about potentially unsafe situations.