Strategies for Improving Patient Safety in Small Rural Hospitals

Publication Date: August 9th, 2008
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
Author(s): Tupper, J., Coburn, A., Loux, S., Moscovice, I., Klingner, J., Wakefield, M.

Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 2: Culture and Redesign).

The Tennessee Rural Hospital Patient Safety Demonstration Project sought to improve patient safety in small rural facilities by strengthening their capacity to implement priority patient safety interventions. The project focused on interventions relevant to the core services and capacities of rural hospitals and was sensitive to their structure and processes.

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