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By Jameson Case | Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
By Linda Kenney (pictured below), Executive Director and President of Medically Induced Trauma Support Services, Inc. (MITSS)Today, when I see all the genuine interest in clinician support programs, I couldn’t be happier. But, I remember a time not too long ago when things were very different. In 1999, I almost lost my life as the result of an adverse event. A local anesthetic administered to my ankle entered my bloodstream and caused a cardiac arrest. Were it not for the heroic efforts of a cod ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Culture of Safety, Teamwork and Communication, Organizational Change Management
By Anila Hussaini | Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
Far too often, care providers are asked to "float" and are put in situations in which they are unfamiliar with how to care for a patient.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Nurse, Culture of Safety, Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals
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