Strategies for Creating, Sustaining, and Improving a Culture of Safety in Health Care, 2nd Edition

Real-world solutions to challenging safety culture implementation issues

February 2017. 284 pages.

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Strategies for Creating, Sustaining, and Improving a Culture of Safety in Health Care, 2nd Edition
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Building a culture of safety was just the first step. This second edition of Strategies for Creating, Sustaining, and Improving a Culture of Safety in Health Care expands the idea of “building” a culture of safety by spotlighting the best articles related to this topic from The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. These articles provide unique perspectives of challenges inherent when establishing and maintaining a culture of safety. 

Health care leaders will learn about initiatives and programs that have helped other health care organizations create, sustain, and improve their culture of safety. These real-world experience provide tested solutions that health care organizations can use to begin safety culture discussions or adapt to strengthen the existing that culture of safety within the organization.

Key Topics

  • Implementing programs that establish a culture of safety and accountability
  • Improving safety culture results
  • Promoting professionalism 

Key Features

  • 17 articles focused on creating, sustaining, and improving culture of safety within healthcare organizations
  • 5 classic articles—previously published in the first edition—that continue to provide relevant safety culture knowledge
  • Matrix that plots the articles according to the topics addressed as they relate to the safety culture maturity model
  • Full reprint of High-Reliability Health Care: Getting There from Here—which includes the stages of organizational maturity that the matrix is based on

Standards: LD (indirectly)

Settings: Applicable to all settings, but might be most applicable in the hospital setting

Key Audience

  • Health care executives
  • Medical directors
  • Nursing administrators
  • Quality improvement and performance improvement professionals
  • Risk managers

Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), a wholly controlled, not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission, is the official publisher and educator of The Joint Commission.
JCR is an expert resource for health care organizations, providing advisory services, educational services and publications to assist in improving quality and safety and to help in meeting the accreditation standards of The Joint Commission. JCR provides advisory services independently from The Joint Commission and in a fully confidential manner.

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