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The Power of Patient Advocacy: An Example of Relational Healthcare!

by Kathy Clark, Ph.D., J.D., M.A.M. I write briefly to highlight the power of patient advocacy, in this case, the power of both the patient and his mother.  Anthony, his mother and father, physicians, nurses, administrators, and other healthcare practitioners worked … Continue reading

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Are You a CEO, CNO, or Physician Leader TRYING to Create a Culture of Safety!

We know that changing behavior is a difficult and elusive problem.  When we’re talking about changing workplace culture, individual and organizational behaviors must both be addressed.  There may be broken trust that is very hard to repair and informal power dynamics that are … Continue reading

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Celebrating Risk-taking in Medical Improv Promotes Assertiveness

I had a great conversation recently with Keith Carlson, Kevin Ross, and Elizabeth Scala as their guest on RNFM Radio.  (Recorded here.)   It was very exciting to share some news about my new textbook, Successful Nurse Communication coming out on 9/4/2015 … Continue reading

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