Post Tagged with: "patient safety"

David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Apple HealthKit – Epic Integration at Ochsner Health System – David Harlow Interviews Dr. Richard Milani

by

October 15, 2014

2 comments

IT:

The first health system to announce that it had integrated HealthKit into its Epic EHR is Ochsner Health System in Louisiana. It is a 12-hospital, 40-clinic operation with over 900 physicians. I spoke recently with Dr. Richard Milani, Ochsner’s Chief Clinical Transformation Officer.

Read More...
Patricia LaChance, patient safety advocate

Sleep Apnea + Opiods = Post-Surgical Preventable Death

by

October 14, 2014

5 comments

Medical Error, Patient Safety:

In far too many instances, post-surgical patients are placed on opioid therapy with little or no consideration given to their medical histories, especially as they relate to medication tolerance and opiod-induced respiratory depression.

Read More...
Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Informal Influence in Healthcare #NPSFLLI7

by

September 24, 2014

0 comments

EDUCATION:

Knight’s talk provided a number of take home tools for healthcare leaders to approach internal change with new power. He supplied a different lens through which to view company politics, one that allows for consideration of “the other” versus leaving a footprint on even your mother’s forehead to reach the top.

Read More...
Joan Rivers - she made us laugh for years

Four Lessons Learned from the Death of Joan Rivers

by

September 9, 2014

15 comments

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.

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

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

by

September 6, 2014

25 comments

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.

Read More...
Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Patient Safety Lessons All Around Us

by

August 28, 2014

7 comments

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.

Read More...
Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

A Story of Strength, Love and Resilience

by

July 18, 2014

2 comments

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.

Read More...
Lisa Suennen - the Venture Valkyrie

The Magical Kingdom of Oz

by

July 9, 2014

2 comments

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.

Read More...
Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Judgment, Fact and Anxiety

by

June 28, 2014

1 comment

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…

Read More...
So Many Heroes Among Us – A Thanks to All Caregivers

So Many Heroes Among Us – A Thanks to All Caregivers

by

June 26, 2014

0 comments

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.

Read More...