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From AHRQ Web M&M - fascinating interview on just culture, and how it relates to Patient Safety:

"This month, the Perspectives on Safety section provides an update on just culture in health care. We speak with Sidney Dekker, MA, MSc, PhD, Professor and Director of the Safety Science Innovation Lab at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. Professor Dekker has done crucial work on human error and safety and written several popular books on system failure and just culture. In addition to reading the interview<http://webmm.ahrq.gov/perspective.aspx?perspectiveID=145>, you can listen to an excerpt online or download a podcast. In the accompanying perspective piece<http://webmm.ahrq.gov/perspective.aspx?perspectiveID=146>, Sara J. Singer, MBA, PhD, of Harvard Medical School and a national leader in the study of safety culture and its impact, explores how leaders can promote cultural changes to improve patient safety. "

http://webmm.ahrq.gov/perspective.aspx?perspectiveID=145
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