Special or Theme Issue

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.

Balakrishnan K; Arjmand EM; Barron CL; Elmaraghy CA; Lemle S; Crandall W; Brilli RJ; Jatana KR; Bedwell JR; Pandian V; Roberson DW; McGrath BA; Cameron TS; Brenner MJ; Bowe SN; McCormick ME; Chandrasekhar SS; Chang CWD; Brenner MJ; Shuman EK; Kokoska MS; Deutsch ES; Patterson MD; Jatana KR; Chao S; Jacobs IN; Litovitz T; McKean EL; Snyderman CH; Nussenbaum B; Chole RA; Rathi VK; Gray ST; Kirsh ER; Robinson TL Jr; Ambrose T; Gitman L; McNeilly LG; Roy S; Smith LP; Ryan MA; Boss EF; Schneider AL; Lavin JM; Shah PD; Shah RK; Waberski AT; Espinel AG; Reddy SK.

Articles in this special issue apply safety concepts to reducing preventable patient harm in otolaryngology. The reviews highlight systems science, collaboration, leadership models, and patient experience as important to moving safety innovation forward in this specialty.