Physician attitudes and practices related to voluntary error and near-miss reporting.

@article{Smith2014PhysicianAA,
  title={Physician attitudes and practices related to voluntary error and near-miss reporting.},
  author={Koren S Smith and Kendra M Harris and Louis Potters and Rajiv B Sharma and Sasa Mutic and Hiram A. Gay and Jean L. Wright and Michael M Samuels and Xiaobu Ye and Eric Ford and Stephanie Alicia Terezakis},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={e350-7}
}
PURPOSE Incident learning systems are important tools to improve patient safety in radiation oncology, but physician participation in these systems is poor. To understand reporting practices and attitudes, a survey was sent to staff members of four large academic radiation oncology centers, all of which have in-house reporting systems. METHODS Institutional review board approval was obtained to send a survey to employees including physicians, dosimetrists, nurses, physicists, and radiation… CONTINUE READING