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Breaking Down Human Error

When errors occur in healthcare, the contemporary approach to patient safety involves evaluation of the root causes of why the error happened, evaluating both system and person factors. Unfortunately, systems are not often designed in a way to set people up for success, to make it easy to do the right thing. According to James …

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Just culture holds both individuals and organizations accountable for patient safety by managing human behavior and designing safe systems of care. People work within systems created by an organization. Errors can occur when systems are ineffective or poorly designed. In such a case, the organization is responsible for finding out why it is not working …

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