Safety culture?  What’s the point? 

“Safety culture” is something that many will have heard of.  But what is safety culture?  Is it important for actual safety outcomes – or is it an entirely academic matter, with no relation to how things work in your organisation?  Does having a positive culture make any difference in the real world?

Safety assurance of autonomous intravenous medication management systems

The move towards increasingly automated and ultimately autonomous IV medication management systems might hold promise in reducing the IV medication error rate.  However, fully automated and autonomous systems that are able to learn without human intervention are relatively recent phenomena in healthcare, and significant questions remain.