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Mandatory Overtime, Nurse Fatigue, & Medical Errors-Ohio Nurses Fight Back!

Can an employer threaten or intimidate you for refusing overtime?  On paper that should absolutely not be the case, however, nurses in Ohio are living out the opposite. According to Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), nurses are routinely threatened by their … Continue reading

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How Exciting is This? A Medical Improv Workshop at Rutgers!

Introducing Medical Improv: A New Experiential Method for Improving Communication, Collaboration, & Leadership! Last December, I had the honor, along with second-year medical students, Peter Rezkalla and Jessica Tu, to present a Medical Improv workshop sponsored by the Department of … Continue reading

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New Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Tool Could be a Game-changer!

I’ve had the privilege of working with Bob Latino, CEO Reliabilty Center, Inc and find his work in RCA to be compelling.  In fact, he’s written several articles for “Confident Voices in Healthcare” such as Six Reasons Why RCA Efforts Fail! … Continue reading

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