Category Archives: Medication Errors

Compelling NPR Podcast on Hospital Transparency & Med Errors!

This 13 minute interview with Leilani Schweitzer is heartfelt, articulate, and of critical importance. Please schedule time to listen and share her message. Here’s the link. About Leilani Schweitzer’s TED Talk Leilani Schweitzer lost her son due to a medical … Continue reading

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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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