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

Elmontsri M, Banarsee R, Majeed A. Improving patient safety in developing countries - moving towards an integrated approach. JRSM Open. 2018;9(11):2054270418786112. doi:10.1177/2054270418786112.

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February 6, 2019
Elmontsri M, Banarsee R, Majeed A. JRSM Open. 2018;9(11):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.

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Elmontsri M, Banarsee R, Majeed A. Improving patient safety in developing countries - moving towards an integrated approach. JRSM Open. 2018;9(11):2054270418786112. doi:10.1177/2054270418786112.