RCHE Publications


Patient safety is a relatively new field, with many options and few effectively proven approaches. One factor is clear: optimal patient safety outcomes cannot be achieved in isolation. Although it is well recognized that multidisciplinary collaboration in the healthcare setting is necessry to effect patient safety, collaboration with resources external to healthcare- academia and industry in particular - will not only aid but also quicken the patient safety efforts.


Patient safety, healthcare, collaboration,

Date of this Version

December 2006