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Effective Communication Calls Upon Us to Share Power….Hmmmmmm, maybe that’s why it is so hard?

As an applied improv teacher, nurse, woman, mother, sister, and friend, I think a lot about communication!  I study the impact it has on outcomes in healthcare such as patient safety, patient experience, morale, and utilization of resources.  I reflect … Continue reading

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“Voices from the Field” Medline Series on Medical Improv

A little over two years ago, I started some “Guestblogging” for Medline on the emerging field of Medical Improv.  The series provides a great overview of the topic for those interested in understanding why we need it and how powerful … Continue reading

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Storytelling: Can this art help us change human behavior?

According to Jude Treder-Wolff, LCSW, CGP. MT  “Professionals in human services and health care can use storytelling to influence shifts in consciousness, change behavior and promote our work.”  Jude is a consultant/trainer a writer/performer, singer, storyteller creative arts psychotherapist and Applied … Continue reading

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