Taking the Lead in Patient Safety: How Healthcare Leaders Influence Behavior and Create Culture

Taking the Lead in Patient Safety: How Healthcare Leaders Influence Behavior and Create Culture

Author(s): Thomas R. Krause, John H. Hidley

Published Online: 30 JUL 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470225394

Online ISBN: 9780470436592

DOI: 10.1002/9780470436592

About this Book

  • Written by industry professionals: a workplace safety specialist in conjunction with a practicing physician and medical manager.
  • Provides recommendations for assessing hospital safety practices as well as specific suggestions for behavioural interventions.
  • Brings a systematic approach to healthcare safety, identifying common problems through illustrative case studies and offering solutions.
  • Offers several different perspectives including patient safety, doctor safety, and administrator safety.

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