Revealing Flaws in Care Coordination: A CEO’s Undercover Experience

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Getting Real in Healthcare:  Communication, Conflict, & Perspectives is the theme for an exciting new Webinar series that launches Oct 1, 2014 with Lynn McVey, Chief Operating Officer of Meadowland Hospital.  Join us for an educational and dynamic discussion: Revealing Flaws in Care Coordination: A CEO’s Undercover Experience!   In February of 2014, Lynn McVey got a […]

Medical Reporter Liz Kowalcyzk & Chief Medical Officer, Allan Frankl Making a Difference for Patient Safety!

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Liz Kowalcyzk, a Medical and Healthcare Reporter for the Boston Globe, wrote recently,  “Massachusetts acute-care hospitals reported 753 serious medical errors and other patient injuries last year, a 70 percent annual jump that health officials attributed mostly to expanded definitions of what constitutes medical harm” in her recent article ‘Area hospitals’ mistakes list widens’. “Do I think […]

Overstaff? A Counterintuitive Alternative Approach to Safe Nurse Staffing

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Balancing financial health of the organization with patient safety and nurse health make nurse staffing a challenge.  Add to that many variables such as skill and experience mix of the nurses, patient acuity, working conditions, fatigue, patient and family dynamics and having enough of the right staff to provide safe compassionate care becomes even more […]

The “Unstuck Nurse” Has Resources to Help with Burnout!

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I believe that nurses who are working to take care of themselves and help other nurses to do so are doing very important work in the big scheme of healthcare safety and quality.  So, when I read about Melissa Auclair,  RNs new digital book, Cure Burnout: The Nurses Action Guide to Moving from Overwhelm to Energized, I […]