Professionalism: a necessary ingredient in a culture of safety

Dupree, E., Anderson, R., McEvoy, M.D., Brodman, M.
Submitted: October, 2011

Reviews AHRQ reports between 2005-2011. Implementing a multidisciplinary Code of Professionalism can improve the safety culture in a hospital. When leadership sets clear standards and holds physicians and staff to the same standard, improvements in an organization’s safety culture can serve as the foundation for the delivery of safer care.

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  • Peer Reviewed Research