Category Archives: Patient Safety

Celebrate Improvisation in Science and Medicine: Save 50% x 48 Hours

Jude Treder-Wolff has written a comprehensive and compelling review of Alan Alda’s book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?  and my own in her article released today, Creating a Climate for Communication in Science & Medicine … Continue reading

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Breaking Through Barriers To Change-Smithtown, NY-7/11, (Med Improv Book Goes to Next Two Who….)

Leading change initiatives anyone?   I’ve learned and continue to learn so much from cutting edge improv/MSW/teacher, Jude Treder-Wolff!  I want you to know about her next workshop! AND… I’ve given her a couple of copies of my new book, … Continue reading

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Mandatory Overtime, Nurse Fatigue, & Medical Errors-Ohio Nurses Fight Back!

Can an employer threaten or intimidate you for refusing overtime?  On paper that should absolutely not be the case, however, nurses in Ohio are living out the opposite. According to Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), nurses are routinely threatened by their … Continue reading

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