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Sustaining and Strengthening Safety Huddles – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

The safety huddle has become an important way for hospitals to surface safety concerns affecting patients and the workforce. The best huddles are multidisciplinary, highly structured, brief (15 minutes or less), take place early in the morning and focus on incidents from the day before and risks to safety in the day ahead. Is the safety huddle effective? Have organizations grown lax with the process over time? This broadcast will check up on the safety huddle.


  • James L. Reinertsen, MD, The Reinertsen Group
  • Ronette Wiley, RN, BS, MHSA, CPPS, executive vice president, COO, Bassett Medical Center
  • Helen Mackie, MB ChB, FRCP, consultant gastroenterologist: University Hairmyres Hospital (UHH) NHS Lanarkshire, National Clinical Advisor for "Realistic Medicine": Scottish Government​

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  • Start Date: 4/5/2018, 2:00 PM
  • End Date: 4/5/2018, 3:00 PM

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