Highlighting Best Practices in Listening by RN, MD, at Seacoast Cancer Center-Wentworth-Douglas Hospital of Dover, NH

homepage-logo-wdh

My friend has had successful radiation twice and sadly a new tumor had shown up just as her significant other had to leave town on another family emergency so I had the privilege of taking her to an appointment with her radiation oncologist.  My friend is a sharp, astute, and empowered patient with many questions about […]

Will You Help Make this 12 Min Video Go Viral for Patient Safety?

Alarm

It is pretty amazing that a grassroots video has almost 11,000 views and I’m proud of all of my colleagues and friends that helped create “Interruption Awareness:  A Nursing Minute for Patient Safety” ! On the other hand, there are over 12 million nurses worldwide along with thousands of healthcare professionals and billions of consumers!  The more […]

A Physician Reflects on Respecting Nurses & Standardized Communication

ken cohn

by Ken Cohn, MD, MBA, FACS, CEO Healthcare Collaboration My education on the value that nurses provide spans decades. As a 16-year-old, I asked my father, a practicing neurosurgeon at a community teaching hospital, “Who do the residents learn from? From you or from nurses?” He said, “Mainly from me. Only those who are smart […]

Recorded CEU Webinar on Disclosure S/P Errors with Leilani Schweitzer-Available until 11/13/2015

 AHC Media live event, Disclosure, Transparency, and Compassion Following Medical Errors and Adverse Events:  The Responsible Path to Healing.  The act of apologizing is extremely important to patients and families when we make mistakes and cause harm. This kind of communication is extraordinarily difficult yet essential to understand.  Join Leilani Schweitzer and I for this continuing education webinar sponsored by […]