Journal Article

Higher quality of care and patient safety associated with better NICU work environments.

Lake ET, Hallowell SG, Kutney-Lee A, et al. Journal of nursing care quality. 2016;31:24-32.

This survey of nurses found that those who rated their work environment as poor were more likely to report quality and safety problems, underscoring the well-described link between nurses' working conditions and patient safety. Improving nurse working conditions is a patient safety strategy.