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Organizational readiness to change as a leverage point for improving safety: a national nursing home survey.

Quach ED, Kazis LE, Zhao S, et al. Organizational readiness to change as a leverage point for improving safety: a national nursing home survey. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021;21(1):842. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06772-y.

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September 8, 2021
Quach ED, Kazis LE, Zhao S, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021;21(1):842.

The safety climate in nursing homes influences patient safety. This study of frontline staff and managers from 56 US Veterans Health Administration community living centers found that organizational readiness to change predicted safety climate. The authors suggest that nursing home leadership explore readiness for change in order to help nursing homes improve their safety climate.

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Quach ED, Kazis LE, Zhao S, et al. Organizational readiness to change as a leverage point for improving safety: a national nursing home survey. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021;21(1):842. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06772-y.