Improving Patient and Worker Safety: Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation

The following report, created by The Joint Commission, intends to stimulate greater awareness of the potential synergies between patient and worker health and safety activities. Using actual case studies, it describes a range of topic areas and settings in which opportunities exist to improve patient safety and worker health and safety activities. It includes information about benefits to improving safety for both patients and workers, key themes and action steps to meet challenges and achieve success, and management strategies that may advance safety and contribute to high reliability.

Safety and Patient Outcomes

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