Tag Archives: applied improv for healthcare professionals

“Gibberish Talk Show Host” A Way to Help Nurses & Doctors Practice Sharing Power!

We’ve been struggling with communication and collaboration in healthcare forever.  One reason for this is that speaking up requires taking on more power and listening requires sharing it. These skills also interface with our ability to lead and follow and … Continue reading

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Medical Improv: For Healing Trauma & Promoting the Quintessential Dimensions of Humanity!

I’m reading a great book by Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk, called, “The Body Keeps the Score” and reviewed here by Applied Improv colleague, Kay Ross. Much of his work centers around emotional trauma most notably PTSD among veterans and … Continue reading

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DecisionHealth to Host Leading Edge Improv Session at Patient Advocacy Conference!

Never before has there been so much public awareness about the expanding role of patient advocates. The Affordable Care Act and MACRA have dramatically changed the relationship between practitioners and patients. New federal regulations empowerpatients to be active partners in … Continue reading

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