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Making health care safer: what is the contribution of health psychology?

Vincent C, Wearden A, French DP. Making health care safer: What is the contribution of health psychology? Br J Health Psychol. 2015;20(4):681-7. doi:10.1111/bjhp.12166.

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November 11, 2015
Vincent C, Wearden A, French DP. Br J Health Psychol. 2015;20(4):681-7.

This commentary discusses behavior change, error disclosure, team communication, decision making, and organizational culture as components of health care where psychology can enhance safety. The authors advocate for increased engagement of health psychologists in patient safety improvement.