Perspectives on Safety
Narrow Results Clear All
- Communication Improvement 2
- Culture of Safety 1
- Education and Training 2
- Error Reporting and Analysis 2
- Legal and Policy Approaches 1
- Quality Improvement Strategies 1
with commentary by Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD, Engaging the Patient and Family in Safety, February 2013
This piece highlights the advantages to and limitations of engaging patients in patient safety.
with commentary by Rosemary Gibson, MSc, The Patient's Role in Safety, March 2007
Patients have three roles in improving patient safety: helping to ensure their own safety, working with health care organizations to improve safety at the organization and unit level, and advocating as citizens for public reporting and accountability of hospital and health system performance. The following case illustrates how patients can help ensure their own safety.