Patient safety, quality improvement, knowledge translation, research capacity building, organizational learning from near misses, evaluating interventions aimed at enhancing professionalism in nursing practice.
Dr. Lianne Jeffs’ area of focus is on patient safety and health services research. This includes understanding the effect and experiences associated with organizational and clinical micro-system approaches to patient safety, with a current focus on safe transitions across the health care sectors. She currently hold research funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. In addition, she is a Co-Investigator on several other studies. Previous work includes serving as a Co-Lead of a study on team-disclosure; Co-Principal Investigator of a province-wide study exploring near miss occurrences in the health care system; Co-Investigator on a study looking at safety and leadership in critical care.
Collectively, knowledge generated from these research studies will provide foundational knowledge around the design and delivery of safer health care in Canada.