The Institute of Medicine has reported that 98 000 deaths occur annually due to medical errors and has proposed that preventing errors is possible by incorporating safety into system processes and hospital structures.1 Hospital safety culture represents the individual and organizational attitudes, behaviors, and competencies2 and is associated with improved patient outcomes.3
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Van Haren RM, Shah SA. Improving Safety Culture—To Err Is Human. JAMA Surg. 2020;155(10):940–941. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2860
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