Soft factors, smooth transport? The role of safety climate and team processes in reducing adverse events during intrahospital transport in intensive care.
This study examined the impact of safety climate and team processes on patient safety events occurring during intrahospital transport. The authors analyzed 858 transfers occurring over a 4-week period and assessed safety climate and team processes using standardized scales. After controlling for transport-, staff-, and ICU-related variables, the authors found that safety climate, team processes and transport training were associated with adverse events during intrahospital transport.
Latzke M, Schiffinger M, Zellhofer D, et al. Health Care Manage Rev. 2020;45(1):32-40.