Journal Article
Review

Improving patient safety in developing countries—moving towards an integrated approach.

Elmontsri M, Banarsee R, Majeed A. JRSM open. 2018;9:2054270418786112.

Health care safety is a global concern. This review examined the literature on improvement experience from developed countries and identified common themes. The authors recommend a patient-centered, systems-oriented approach built on leadership, teamwork, transparency, and communication as key elements for effectively implementing improvement efforts in developing countries.