Team Improvement and Patient Safety Conferences: Culture Change and Slowing the Revolving Door Between Skilled Nursing Facility and the Hospital
Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 06/14/2012
Berkowitz RE et al. – To improve the safety culture of a skilled nursing facility, we conducted multidisciplinary “Team Improvement for Patient and Safety” (TIPS) case conferences biweekly to identify causes of transfers to acute care hospitals and improvement opportunities. Staff perceptions of organizational patient safety culture were assessed with the Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture.