The Sociology of Healthcare Safety and Quality presents a series of research-informed readings on the sociological contributions of technologies, practices, experiences, and organizational quality and safety across a range of healthcare contexts.
- Represents the first collection of peer-reviewed research articles showcasing ways that sociology can contribute to the ongoing policy concern of healthcare safety and quality
- Features original contributions from leading experts in healthcare related fields from three continents
- Reveals the state-of-the art in sociological analyses of contemporary healthcare safety and quality along with future directions in the field
- Offers sociological insights from the perspectives of managers, clinicians, and patients
Keywords: Healthcare; healthcare safety; healthcare quality; health quality; health safety; hospital quality; hospital safety; sociology; improvement science
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