Journal Article

Implementing the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) to improve patient safety in an academic primary care practice.

Pitts SI, Maruthur NM, Luu N-P, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2017;43:591-597.

Comprehensive unit-based safety programs have been shown to enhance safety in acute care settings. The investigators adapted this program for a primary care setting and report that safety culture improved following implementation of standard work and safety training. The authors did not report on patient outcomes.