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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
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Improving safety through speaking up: an ethical and financial imperative.

Novak A. Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. 2019;39:19-27.

Robust safety culture improves many health outcomes but is difficult to achieve. In the Michigan Health and Hospital Association, an award for identifying safety hazards led to enhanced safety culture and reduced costs of care. A past PSNet perspective examined how leaders can foster safety culture improvements.