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“How to Huddle” Video for Patient Safety-Please Watch & Share!

Huddles are a proven method to help implement teamwork and improve communication among everyone who works in a healthcare setting.  Kudos to the team and funders, (you’ll see some familiar names on the list), as this video is an important part … Continue reading

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New York Post & Reporter Betsy McCaughy Perpetuate Blaming Cultures and Medical Errors

Understanding the many roles of healthcare professionals can be confusing and the last thing we need is misinformation from journalists.  Although she is entitled to have her own opinion about nurses and nurse practitioners,  McCaughy’s 1/5/2015 New York Post piece is pretty dangerous since … Continue reading

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“He had his whole life ahead of him…” Raising Awareness about Veteran Suicides & “Out of the Darkness” Walks

“Out of the Darkness” Walks take place all over the country at different times to raise awareness and money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, (AFSP) and to decrease stigma and of course, suicide. Research estimates over 20 Veteran … Continue reading

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