High Reliability versus High Autonomy: Dryden, Murphy and Patient Safety

Robert G. Evans, Karen Cardiff and Sam Sheps

Healthcare is not a high-reliability industry. The adverse event rate is on the order of 10-2; industries such as aviation, nuclear power and railways achieve rates of 10-5 or better. Increasing awareness of this contrast has made "patient safety" a major topic of concern.

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