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Journal Article
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Safety culture: an integration of existing models and a framework for understanding its development.

Bisbey TM, Kilcullen MP, Thomas EJ, et al. Hum Factors. 2021;63(1):88-110.

A culture of safety is a key component to successful, sustainable patient safety programs. The authors review existing models of safety culture and propose a framework which synthesizes information across fragmented concepts – including organizational culture, social identity, and social learning – to illustrate the dynamic nature and drivers of safety culture.