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Safety lessons that healthcare can learn from aviation: Part 1

There are key differences between healthcare and aviation, says Jeffrey Salvon-Harman, MD, CPE, CPPS, vice president at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and an aviation safety expert. But while not everything is transferrable, there are many lessons the aviation industry can teach healthcare organizations on error prevention and response, just culture, team building, and responding to near-miss events.  

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