Post Tagged with: "patient safety"

Joan Rivers - she made us laugh for years

Four Lessons Learned from the Death of Joan Rivers

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September 9, 2014

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Medical Error, Patient Safety:

What can we learn from Joan Rivers death that can help others better prepare for safe medical procedures? An anesthesiologist and patient safety advocates respond.

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Doing it Right:  Walgreen’s Response to Prescription Labeling Glitch

Doing it Right: Walgreen’s Response to Prescription Labeling Glitch

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September 6, 2014

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Medical Error, Patient Safety, Videos&Vlogs:

After a prescription labeling glitch, Walgreen’s responded aggressively notifying the managers of all of it’s ~8200 stores to drop everything and reach out by phone to the affected consumers.

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Patient Safety Lessons All Around Us

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August 28, 2014

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Patient experience:

As the Telluride Patient Safety Summer Camp 2014 Sessions come to a close, we are buoyed by our ever-expanding network of young and enthusiastic health care providers in-training, turning patient safety into a creative science.

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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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Other stuff:

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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EDUCATION:

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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EDUCATION:

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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EDUCATION:

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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EDUCATION:

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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