A national safety board made transportation safer and could do the same for health care, advocates say.
Jaklevic MC. CNN. May 30, 2023.
Patient safety has long drawn from aviation safety strategies to inform improvement. This article examines the potential for transparency and learning should a National Patient Safety Board be established in the United States. Like the National Transportation Safety Board concept, the proposed agency would collect data on facilities where errors occurred, which is discussed as a barrier to acceptance of the safety board approach in health care.