Nurse administrators are challenged to determine the best use of limited resources to support organizational patient safety improvement efforts. This article reviews the literature on techniques to reduce errors and improve patient safety in hospitals with a focus on team training initiatives. Implications for nurse administrators are discussed.
Author Affiliation: Vice President Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California.
The author declares no conflict of interest.
Correspondence: Ms Fagan, Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego, 3020 Children’s Way, MC 5058, San Diego, CA 92123 (firstname.lastname@example.org).