Tag Archives: Patient-Engaged Root Cause Analysis

The Sixth Characteristic of the Ideal Healthcare Organization: Trust, Teamwork and Cooperation

We’ve been having a series on the ten key attributes of the ideal healthcare organization.  The most recent, characteristic five, was on employee involvement. The sixth item on our list is that “there is trust, teamwork, and cooperation, with high … 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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A Fifth Question for Creating the Ideal Healthcare Organization: Teamwork

We earlier created a list of ten questions that all healthcare workers and users can use to help create the ideal healthcare organization.  All of us can use questions as a technique to educate and improve ourselves, others, and the … Continue reading

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