Author Archives: Beth Boynton

Storytelling: Can this art help us change human behavior?

According to Jude Treder-Wolff, LCSW, CGP. MT  “Professionals in human services and health care can use storytelling to influence shifts in consciousness, change behavior and promote our work.”  Jude is a consultant/trainer a writer/performer, singer, storyteller creative arts psychotherapist and Applied … Continue reading

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Workforce Health AND Patient Experience-BOTH Matter!

If you ask me, trying to improve Patient Experience without addressing Workforce Health will severely limit the effectiveness of any initiative!  And I’m referring to both the physical and psychological health of the healthcare team.  Because if you are in … Continue reading

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Medical Improv: A New Way to Improve Communication

Welcome to the emerging field of Medical Improv! Medical Improv: A New Way to Improve Communication (With 15 activities you can teach STAT!) Written by Beth Boynton, RN, MS and edited by Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN Medical Improv … Continue reading

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