Tag Archives: workplace violence

‘No Innocent Bystanders’ is Important Online Too!

A recent article by Michael Accad, MD called “Were losing the war on error and here’s why” sparked some interesting discussion and what I would call some hostile comments.  I shared my perspective on the discussion as well as a … Continue reading

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Two Women Creating a Huge Ripple of Hope

Patricia Evans, speaks and writes about verbal abuse and she writes about it well. The Verbally Abusive Relationship “A groundbreaking book.” – Newsweek.   Her discussion of the two kinds of power we have in relationship, (power with and power over) are brilliant and … Continue reading

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Answer one crucial question to avoid care lapses and value-based care penalties

By Ruth Hansten, RN, BSN, MBA, PhD, FACHE Pressure ulcers, pneumonia, readmissions, wound infections, patient deconditioning leading to additional care:  all of these healthcare acquired issues can be related to omitted basic care such as turning, repositioning, ambulation, hygienic care, hydration … Continue reading

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