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A Simple Gesture & Beautiful Story about Building a Therapeutic Relationship!

  You never know when you’re going to hear a remarkable story about a healthcare professional who is practicing and teaching inspiring ways to do our work!  Such is the case of former nurse now doctor,  Anne O’Connor , MD an OB-GYN … Continue reading

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4 Essential Communication Skills that Promote Patient Safety (Objectives & Curriculum for Online CE)

Recently, FierceHealthcare, reporter Leslie Small’s article Hospitals stagnate on patient safety outcomes, reminds us about the challenges we continue to face with medical errors.  And sentinel event data consistently points out the links between catastrophic errors and communication and behavior. … Continue reading

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Collaborative Leadership Can Rubberize the Hierarchy!

We need the hierarchy in healthcare yet in many places it is a very destructive force.  If we are going to have safe care, healthy workplaces and rewarding careers we need to ask ourselves and each other;  What makes the hierarchy … Continue reading

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