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By Kevin Rooney | Thursday, May 19, 2016
Engaging clinicians in work that is meaningful to them and their patients is an important element for sustainable improvement, particularly for large-scale improvement such as the Scottish Patient Safety Programme.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Sepsis, Joy in Work, Scotland, Europe, Large-Scale Improvement
By Terry Clemmer | Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Terry P. Clemmer, MD, Director of Critical Care Medicine, LDS Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare, was one of the key contributors to the development of the Severe Sepsis Bundles. In this interview, he describes the results of increased scrutiny related to sepsis (from CMS and the media, for example).

 

Tag(s): Sepsis, Patient Safety, Bundles, Infection - Healthcare-Associated (HAI)
By John Gauthier | Monday, Jul 07, 2014
Peter Libby is a registered nurse with more than 25 years of nursing experience. The following post is from a letter he wrote to IHI Director Kelly McCutcheon Adams about his experience in the health care system as a patient diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Libby, 51, shares his story of deciding what his end-of-life care wishes are after a series of debilitating hospitalizations for septic shock. I am a Registered Nurse (RN) with over 25 years of nursing experience. I have had the good fortune t ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Palliative Care, Disease Management, Changes, Patient/Family Member, Patient & Family Centered Care, End of Life Care, The Conversation Project, Conversation Ready, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Sepsis
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