Developing a Culture of Safety in Health Care:

Developing a Culture of Safety in Health Care:
The Benefits of Becoming a High Reliability Organization
June 24, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Merten Hall, Room 1202
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Recent Institute of Medicine reports, including the 1999
report “To Err is Human,” have drawn attention to the
continued need to address safety and quality issues in health
care. High reliability organizations (HROs) are able to reduce
errors through culture changes and technology while working
in an inherently high-stress, high-tempo environment.
Dr. Baha Inozu is the
co-founder and
principal of NOVACES
LLC, a management
consulting firm that
improvement and
project management
This one-day workshop, designed for hospital middle
managers and nurse educators, will provide a basis for
understanding how adopting HRO operational practices can
help create a culture of safety, reduce the number of errors,
and meet safety, quality, and efficiency goals.
• Led by HRO experts Baha Inozu and
Dr. Daved van Stralen
• Learn processes that can reduce system failures
• Learn how to effectively respond to failures
• Learn how a safety culture encourages accountability
at all organization levels
Dr. Daved van Stralen
is an assistant
professor in the
department of
pediatrics at Loma
Linda University
School of Medicine in
Loma Linda, California.
Mark Crafton is the
executive director
of communications
and external
relations for The
Joint Commission.
• Learn how to develop an effective safety culture
survey to assess safety factors
Registration is $300, and participants can earn one CEU.
Questions? [email protected]
Registration Link:
W. Earl Carnes was U.S.
Department of Energy
(retired) senior advisor
for high reliability and
liaison with Institute
of Nuclear Power