“Confident Voices” Book Review & Special Rates for Teams and Organizations

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Confident Voices: The Nurses’ Guide  to Improving Communication and Creating Positive Workplaces by Beth Boynton, RN, MS Edited by Bonnie Kerrick, RN, BSN   Scroll down for Special Discounts! Always available for teams/organizations Book Reviewed by Kathleen Ashton, PHD, ARPN, BC Reprinted from Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting • Summer 2011 • Volume 22, Number 3. […]

Nurse Overload: The Risks to Employee and Patient

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By: Beth Boynton and Doug Hall… The secret is out. The illusion is exposed. The truth is known: Hospitals are dangerous places. Healthcare workers have known this for a long time and tried to tell friends and family but few let the warnings change their long-held image of ideal hospital care.  Many nurses and other […]

Preventing More Painful and Unnecessary Lessons from the Ebola Virus

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Authors: Randall B. Charpentier, HEM, President/Principal Consultant: HealthSafe New England Peggy Berry, PhD candidate, MSN, RN, COHN-S, SPHR, PLNC, Consultant: Thrive_At_Life: Working Solutions   Beth Boynton, RN, MS, Organizational Development Consultant, Author, Speaker  The spot light is shining bright and hot on healthcare and the world population. Mainstream media constantly is broadcasting messages on the progress of […]

“Nursing from Within” an Evolutionary New Book for Nurses & Nursing

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“Nursing from Within” by Elizabeth Scala is a quick, engaging, and fun to read book that will empower nurses!  And we need it for so many reasons! Whether directly or indirectly, nurses who are connected with the joy and passion of professional work will provide safer (for patients AND nurses) and more compassionate and cost-effective care. […]

A Technological Future for Medicine? What is Our Intention?

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Technology is widely hailed as the driving force or savior of our culture, with what would appear to be a relatively small minority rejecting such notions. Healthcare is a prime example, with many seeing technology as the key to reforming our so-called “broken” system. Mobile is the current darling of such fans of technology. An […]

Six Reasons Why RCA Efforts Fail

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by Robert J. Latino, CEO of Reliability Center Inc. In previous posts (RCA has a Public Relations Problem and Common RCA Shortcuts & Outcomes)I’ve described why providers may take short cuts in doing an RCA and what common shortcuts are.   Sure, we can say we’re in “compliance” because we’ve done the RCA, but such efforts are more like […]