Establish Workflows for Patient Safety

Establish processes around workflow and change management to identify, address, and prepare for patient safety issues.

  • Identify and address the impact changes in technology have on patient experience and safety

  • Appoint a management engineer or other resource who is familiar with current workflow processes to be responsible for optimizing clinical workflow to achieve the full potential of current and future IT systems.

    • Change management processes and goals will need to be applied from the start.

    • Consideration and review of organizational culture will be essential to analyze and correct workflow processes

  • Employ one or more process management methods to aid in change management and workflow decisions.