Perspectives on Safety
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- Communication Improvement 3
- Culture of Safety 1
- Education and Training 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis
- Legal and Policy Approaches 1
- Quality Improvement Strategies 1
- Research Directions 1
- Technologic Approaches 1
with commentary by Rachel J. Stern, MD, and Urmimala Sarkar, MD, 2018
Patient engagement is widely acknowledged as a cornerstone of patient safety. Research in 2018 demonstrates that patient engagement, when done correctly, can help health care systems identify safety hazards, regain trust after they occur, and codesign sustainable solutions.
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.
High-Risk Physicians and Disruptive Behaviors, December 2009
Gerald B. Hickson, MD, is one of the world's leading experts on physician behavior and its connection to clinical outcomes and medical malpractice. He is a Professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where he is also the Joseph C. Ross Chair in Medical Education and Administration, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, and Director of Clinical Risk and Loss Prevention. We asked him to speak with us about high-risk physicians and malpractice.