The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
St.Pierre M, Grawe P, Bergström J, et al. Safety Sci. 2021;147:105593.
… Safety Sci … The release of the Institute of Medicine (IOM)’s To Err is Human report in 1999 was a seminal moment in the … relative to their emphasis in the IOM report. … St.Pierre M, Grawe P, Bergstrom J, et al. 20 years after To Err Is Human: a bibliometric analysis of ‘the IOM report’s’ impact on research on patient safety. Safety Sci. …
Neuhaus C, Lutnæs DE, Bergström J. Cogn Technol Work. 2020;22:13-27.
In this narrative review, the authors contrast approaches to teamwork in healthcare with current concepts in safety science. The authors encourage moving past a ‘reductionist’ (reducible through information) approach to teamwork training and discuss the potential benefit from a more interdisciplinary approach towards teamwork and safety science research by integrating medical and social science disciplines, moving towards a ‘macro’ view of health care delivery, and evaluating how socioeconomic factors influence both healthcare systems and individual practitioners.
Although aviation safety strategies such as checklists and team briefings are widely considered to be valuable in health care, evidence regarding their impact has been mixed. Discussing barriers to surgical team adoption of aviation safety principles, this commentary provides a framework to guide briefings about anesthesia inductions.