Supporting the partnership between health and information professionals in support of patient care
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Reaching Patient Safety Goals Through Collaborative Learning Support: Librarians as Partners
"To work toward achieving the Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), healthcare organizations need to develop effective ways to provide staff with patient safety alerts. It is important for organizations to establish and maintain a system for ongoing learning in patient safety.The Medical Library Association encourages librarians to become partners in the patient safety activities of their organizations.This article describes one method for librarians to apply their expertise to learning efforts."
Chastain-Warheit C. Collaborating to Promote Learning Focuses Organizations on National Patient Safety Goals. Focus on Patient Safety. 2010:13(2):5-7.