Safer Clinical Systems: Evaluation Findings.

Dixon-Woods M; Martin G; Tarrant C; Bion J; Goeschel C; Pronovost P; Brewster L; Shaw L; Sutton L; Willars J; Ketley D; Woodcock T.

This report discusses the results of a United Kingdom initiative exploring how safety strategies from high-risk industries can inform the redesign of processes and improvement work in health care organizations in order to address underlying system problems. The material uses the case study format to translate the findings into practical recommendations for application in the field.