Post Tagged with: "patient safety"

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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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Telluride Faculty Member Dr. Kim Oates: On Kindness in Healthcare

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April 8, 2014

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EDUCATION:

The following is an excerpt from a piece he wrote on kindness in healthcare for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, recently reprinted in the Medical Journal of Australia. Please feel free to share with colleagues.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

FDASIA Health IT Report Issued; Comments Welcomed on Three-Agency Approach

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April 8, 2014

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IT:

The FDA, the FCC and ONC issued a long-awaited joint report with a proposed strategy and recommendations for a risk-based framework for regulation of Health IT.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Unlocking the Power of Health Data

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April 4, 2014

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IT:

Most connected patients seem comfortable with the idea of sharing health data, and as more of us get connected, this sentiment is only likely to spread.

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An Addendum to Annie’s Story

An Addendum to Annie’s Story

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March 27, 2014

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PROVIDERS:

The short five minute video sharing Annie’s story was intended to share just one piece of a much larger story–that is, the significant impact we can have on our caregivers and our safety culture when the traditional ‘shame and blame’ approach is used in the aftermath of an unintended patient harm event.

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Electronic Monitoring of Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings

Electronic Monitoring of Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings

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March 18, 2014

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Health care professionals, HiMSS14, Medicine: wellness & disease, Patient Safety, Videos&Vlogs:

by Patricia Salber In a #HiMSS14 interview, Heather McLarney, Vice President of Marketing a DebMed, chats with Pat Salber MD about a new point-of-care electronic monitoring… Read More ›

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

A Video Learning Library for Quality & Safety in Healthcare via MedStar Health

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February 28, 2014

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EDUCATION:

Each quarter, in the spirit of a learning culture inherent to high reliability organizations, MedStar Health Quality, Safety & Risk Management leadership, Dave Mayer MD and Larry Smith, host a retreat for quality and safety professionals, inviting outside speakers to share their expertise and discuss topics related to patient safety, risk management and improving healthcare quality.

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Telluride Alumni Continue to Push the Safety Message Forward

Telluride Alumni Continue to Push the Safety Message Forward

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February 22, 2014

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PROVIDERS:

About once a week I receive an email from one of our Telluride Scholar Alums. These young care providers are eager to share new quality improvement projects or risk reduction programs they are leading, or provide an update on work started shortly after finishing their Patient Safety Summer Camp week with us.

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Tom Emerick, Host of Cracking Health Costs

Ho Hum. Yet another hospital chain has been caught with their hands in the cookie jar

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February 3, 2014

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SYSTEMS:

This time it is Health Management Associates, based in Naples, Florida. Or should I say it is H.M.A. yet again. A whistleblower said H.M.A. was scoring ER doctors on their admit rates.

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Pat Salber, MD, MBA, Host of The Doctor Weighs In

Emergency Physicians Give Emergency Care in America a D+

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January 17, 2014

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Costs, Health care & health policy, Medical Error, Patient Safety, Salber:

by Patricia Salber The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has just released a report card on Emergency Care in the US and it isn’t… Read More ›

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