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High-reliability organizations like the aviation industry have developed methods for achieving safety despite hazardous conditions. This commentary describes obstacles to utilizing process improvement techniquesfrom industry in health care—such as skepticism about the applicability of the methods to frontline practice—and relates strategies to understand and address these barriers.
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The effect of the fit between organizational culture and structure on medication errors in medical group practices.
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