Category Archives: Medication Errors

Are You Suffering From Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

By Sara Westgreen Nurses are often short on sleep due to long shifts and/or shift work sleep disorder and may find it difficult to communicate clearly and assertively. But even when you’re short on sleep, nurses have to communicate effectively. … Continue reading

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New Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Tool Could be a Game-changer!

I’ve had the privilege of working with Bob Latino, CEO Reliabilty Center, Inc and find his work in RCA to be compelling.  In fact, he’s written several articles for “Confident Voices in Healthcare” such as Six Reasons Why RCA Efforts Fail! … Continue reading

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Do you know about Senior List?

Lots of great topics and resources to check out! Want to learn more about Alzheimer’s, Caregiving, Hearing Loss? What about Home Care, Medical Alert Systems, or Senior Housing? Discounts?  Legal and financial information? If you are a senior, know one, … Continue reading

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