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Patient Safety Programs Pay Off for Healthcare Workers
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The patient safety movement has made the healthcare workplace safer for employees too, a risk analysis suggests.

“We think the intense emphasis on patient safety has a direct implication on worker safety,” Martha Bronson Posey, senior consultant and actuary with the Actuarial & Analytics group within Aon Global Risk Consulting. “The patient and worker safety programs share a lot of the same characteristics. So if your environment is safer for your patients it is inherently safer for your workers.”