Engineering a Culture of Safety

We believe that all healthcare organizations should ground their quality improvement and patient safety activities in a sound understanding of the components of a safe, informed culture and the principles of high reliability organizations. Our goal is to engineer cultures in rural health care organizations that value and improve patient safety, and to further improve our methods through research. 

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPS) Information (pdf format brochure)

contact us
UNMC Patient Safety Team
University of Nebraska Medical Center
PO Box 6688
Omaha NE 68106-9921
(402) 559-8221
Fax: (402) 559-8626

Science of Teamwork
team from Community Memorial Hospital
Exploring the science of teamwork

As Katherine Jones, Ph.D., associate professor of physical therapy education, says, the science of teamwork . . .

Wait -- hold on. The science of teamwork?

Yes, Dr. Jones said. There is a science of teamwork. This science is evidence-based. It originated more than 30 years ago ... Read more>>

Call Schedules
TeamSTEPPS Monthly Community Call
Jul 16 14:00 CST
Aug 21 |11:00 CST
Sep 24 | 11:00 CST
Oct 23 | 14:00 CST
Nov 26 | 11:00 CST

"CAPTURE Falls Monthly Collaborative Call"
Jul 22 | 14:00 CST