By Sean Power
“Competent and thoughtful leaders contribute to improvements in safety and organizational culture.”
—The Joint Commission, Sentinel Event Alert 57
Earlier this month, The Joint Commission released Sentinel Event Alert 57, The essential role of leadership in developing a safety culture, calling on leaders to prioritize and increase the visibility of everyday actions that create a culture of safety.
There is no better time to amplify that message than Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-18, and we are calling on leaders to make every week patient safety awareness week at their healthcare facilities. Continue reading “Patient Safety Awareness Week Needs to Be Every Week”