Post Tagged with: "patient safety"

Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

A Story of Strength, Love and Resilience

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July 18, 2014

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EDUCATION:

While the book reads like a fiction novel with well-written, lovable characters moving through the journey of an unthinkable loss, the unfortunate truth is that it is an autobiography.

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Lisa Suennen - the Venture Valkyrie

The Magical Kingdom of Oz

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July 9, 2014

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Terrific segment I recently saw on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. This particular segment is about the raging controversy over everyone’s favorite doctor, Dr. Oz, and his questionable marketing of questionable dietary supplements.

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Judgment, Fact and Anxiety

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June 28, 2014

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During the Resident Patient Safety Summer Camp in Telluride two weeks ago, the group joined in an emotional discussion led by one of our patient advocates, Carole Hemmelgarn, also a graduate and educator for the University of Illinois Medical Center’s MS in Patient Safety Leadership. Carole’s talk centered around communication, and the power words hold within the healthcare environment…

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So Many Heroes Among Us – A Thanks to All Caregivers

So Many Heroes Among Us – A Thanks to All Caregivers

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June 26, 2014

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At this year’s Patient Safety Summer Camp, John Nance, a pioneer in aviation safety, spoke about the similarities between aviation and healthcare, highlighting the importance of Teamwork, Effective Communication, Leadership, and the power of Debriefing after all activities.

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FJ’s Journey to Patient-Centered Healthcare

FJ’s Journey to Patient-Centered Healthcare

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June 23, 2014

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When her Dad stopped by to congratulate us on our tenth anniversary, and to personally thank us for the patient safety work we do each year in Telluride, he also shared that like many others, healthcare lapses have touched his family as well…

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Fear, Forgiveness and Father’s Day from #TPSER10

Fear, Forgiveness and Father’s Day from #TPSER10

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June 17, 2014

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EDUCATION:

Many times, nothing more needs to be said. A reflective post on the Telluride blog this week from Caitlin Farrell…one of our Telluride Student Scholars who shares the gift of her story with classmates and faculty.

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Communication at Center of #TPSER10 Day One Discussions

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June 13, 2014

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Each year in Telluride, we kick off the week’s conversation on open and honest communication in medicine by showing the Lewis Blackman Story. For the 10th year in a row, Helen Haskell, Lewis’ mom, was part of the Telluride faculty and for the third year, led the post-film discussion along with Telluride Patient Safety Student and Resident Summer Camp founder, Dave Mayer MD.

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Lisa Suennen - the Venture Valkyrie

Unintended Consequences: Sensors & the Rise of Ransomware

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May 30, 2014

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IT:

As I was surfing the news on my wifi-enabled airline flight this morning, I saw an article describing how hackers have now figured out ways to hijack mobile phones by getting control of Find My iPhone accounts and holding hostage those account owners who want control of their phones back.

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Theodoric of York: On Medical Simulation Training of Olde

Theodoric of York: On Medical Simulation Training of Olde

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May 5, 2014

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Whether or not these talented, SNL comedy sketch writers of the 70s knew how close to medical training they might be hitting, we would all like to trust that our own medieval barber of today has a few more practice rounds under his/her belt before taking one’s skills to the streets.

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Telluride Alumni and “Paying it Forward”

Telluride Alumni and “Paying it Forward”

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April 19, 2014

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EDUCATION:

Michael Slade, a second year medical student and Telluride Patient Safety Summer Camp alumni, recently emailed me to share the following reflection on how his Telluride educational experience has translated into further patient safety education at his home institution.

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