Search Tag: safety culture

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Workers During Pandemic: Major Factors for Well-being

2021 23 Apr

A new study looks into prevalent determinants of psychological well-being in healthcare workers based on survey data collected in three countries.   You might also like: A nurse looks back: what has happened to the profession over the last 12 months? Learn more   Already a crisis in pre-pandemic times, burnout, anxiety and other... Read more

Health Management

Medical errors: is prevention possible?

2018 21 Aug

How the Patient Safety Movement is striving for zero preventable deaths by 2020 A patient death is distressing enough, but when the cause is a lack of hospital safety culture and it could have been prevented, healthcare needs to act. Now. A health crisis across the globe is claiming over 4.8 million lives every year. It’s devastating... Read more

Executive Health Management

Safety culture

2017 12 Sep

Creating a culture of safety within an organisation will have more chance of being successful when its leadership is totally involved. This has been shown by the experiences of Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston and the Seattle-based Virginia Mason Health System. Clinical representation on the board of directors is critical for a health system... Read more

Executive Health Management

#ArabHealth 2015: Safety Culture Key to High Performance

2015 26 Jan

The biggest obstacle to healthcare safety is culture, said Mark Chassin, President and CEO The Joint Commission. Speaking today at the 8th Middle East Quality Management in Healthcare conference at Arab Health, Dr. Chassin outlined the reasons why a culture of safety is the key to sustaining high performance. Safety culture is about enabling a culture... Read more