Journal Article
Commentary

Using the patient safety huddle as a tool for high reliability.

Brass SD, Olney G, Glimp R, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2018;44:219-226.

Huddles increase clinical team awareness of activities and enable members to discuss concerns. This commentary describes a huddle process used at one hospital to engage staff and leadership in working together toward high reliability by improving interdisciplinary communication, use of metrics, and incident reporting.