High reliability organisations

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High reliability organisations are organisations that work in situations that have the potential for large-scale risk and harm, but which manage to balance effectiveness, efficiency and safety. They also minimise errors through teamwork, awareness of potential risk and constant improvement.

This research scan collates empirical evidence about the characteristics of high reliability organisations and how these organisations develop within and outside healthcare.

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