Perspectives on Safety
Narrow Results Clear All
- Epidemiology of Errors and Adverse Events
- Health Care Executives and Administrators
- Health Care Providers
with commentary by Audrey Lyndon, RN, PhD, 2018
This perspective examines the troubling decline in maternal health outcomes in the United States and summarizes recent national initiatives to improve safety in maternity care.
Nursing and Patient Safety, March 2018
Dr. Aiken is Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing, Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at University of Pennsylvania. She is generally considered the nation's foremost expert on health policy as it relates to the nursing workforce. We spoke with her about how nurse staffing and the work environment can affect patient safety and outcomes.
with commentary by Karen Frank, DNP, RN, MSHA, Certification in Patient Safety, June 2016
This piece offers a nurse's viewpoint on the benefits of acquiring certification in patient safety.