Special or Theme Issue

Systems Approach in Healthcare.

Nicol E; Dean J; Clarkson J; Ward J; Komashie A; Bashford T; Young T; Morton A; Soorapanth S; Dodds S; Das P; Benneyan J; Powers L; Carmody M; Kerwin J; Singer S; Myint PPN; Win S; Thu M; Naing MM; Burnstein R; Hlaing TT; Brealey E; Hutchinson PJ; Cross SRH; Elameer M; Price C; Flynn D; Rodgers H.

The systems approach has long been heralded as a key element to safe patient care. Articles in this special issue explore techniques to engage clinicians and leadership in supporting a systems engineering philosophy to optimize safety improvement efforts.