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Frontline hospital workers and the worker safety/patient safety nexus. (Conference Paper)

Authors
Sokas-R; Braun-B; Chenven-L; Cloonan-P; Fagan-K; Hemphill-RR; Hogan-E; Storey-E
Source
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2013 Apr; 39(4):185-192
NIOSHTIC No.
20045452
Abstract
A day-long workshop was held in October 2012 to explore whether and how frontline health care workers affect patient safety and how they experience safety in their work settings. This report provides actions for hospitals to take in addressing the interrelated issues of patient safety and worker safety.
Keywords
Health-care; Health-care-personnel; Medical-personnel; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Safety-programs; Medical-facilities; Workers; Work-environment
Contact
Rosemary Sokas, Department of Human Science, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies, Washington, DC
Publication Date
20130401
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
sokas@georgetown.edu
Fiscal Year
2013
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
4
ISSN
1553-7250
NIOSH Division
DRDS
Source Name
Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
State
DC; IL; NY; MI; MD; WV
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