When it comes to making patients safer, is a hospital's 'safety culture' that important?

If you work in a hospital these days, you’ve probably gotten the invitation: Take a survey about how well you, your team and your hospital do at protecting patients from harm, and how empowered you feel to do the right thing. But a new study questions whether such surveys actually measure how well a hospital is doing at keeping patients safe….

If you work in a hospital these days, you’ve probably gotten the invitation: Take a survey about how well you, your team and your hospital do at protecting patients from harm, and how empowered you feel to do the right thing. But a new study questions whether such surveys actually measure how well a hospital is doing at keeping patients safe….