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Healthcare worker serious safety events: applying concepts from patient safety to improve healthcare worker safety.

Foster C, Doud L, Palangyo T, et al. Healthcare worker serious safety events: applying concepts from patient safety to improve healthcare worker safety. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2021;6(4):e434. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000434.

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August 4, 2021
Foster C, Doud L, Palangyo T, et al. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2021;6(4):e434.

Healthcare worker safety has been linked to overall safety culture. A pediatric hospital adapted patient safety event reporting infrastructure and definitions to worker safety reporting. Implementation of the worker safety reporting system reduced time from injury to reporting, identified safety gaps, and improved worker satisfaction with the reporting process.

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Foster C, Doud L, Palangyo T, et al. Healthcare worker serious safety events: applying concepts from patient safety to improve healthcare worker safety. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2021;6(4):e434. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000434.

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