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Journal Article
Study

Journey toward high reliability: a comprehensive safety program to improve quality of care and safety culture in a large, multisite radiation oncology department.

Woodhouse KD, Volz E, Maity A, et al. Journal of Oncology Practice. 2016;12.

To minimize error in health care, improvement efforts have sought to learn from high reliability industries such as aviation and nuclear power. This study describes the implementation of a multifaceted safety program and its impact in reducing radiation errors in the department of radiation oncology at a single academic medical center.