Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology: University of North Carolina's Pursuit for High Reliability and Value Creation.
Radiation oncology combines high-risk therapy with care processes that are susceptible to error. This publication reviews barriers to safety in radiation oncology and describes how high reliability principles can be utilized to enhance safety in this setting. The authors advocate for multidisciplinary involvement to drive improvement and ensure these concepts are successfully applied at the organizational and individual level.
Marks L, Mazur L, Chera B, Adams R. Boca Raton, FL: Productivity Press; 2015. ISBN: 9781482233643.