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By Derek Feeley | Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
The middle of the COVID-19 pandemic might not seem like a good time to address joy in work for the health care workforce. IHI’s Derek Feeley argues that it is more important than ever.

 

Tag(s): Joy in Work, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Leadership, Communication, What Matters, Teamwork, Psychological Safety
By Richard Guthrie | Thursday, Jan 16, 2020
Root Cause Analysis is a common way to review adverse events in health care. If, however, staff are afraid to participate in them or health systems fail to use them to develop plans for preventing future errors, they may do more harm than good.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Tools, Adverse Event, Psychological Safety
By Derek Feeley | Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019
IHI's Derek Feeley believes the biggest threat to patient safety posed by the current economic climate is the diversion of health care leaders’ attention. He shares the three things leaders across the globe find most challenging, asserting that they are the keys to staying focused on workforce and patient safety during turbulent times.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Culture of Safety, Psychological Safety, Communication
By Jenny Slayton | Friday, Oct 18, 2019
How do you build a strong patient safety culture? Vanderbilt University Medical Center shares their four tips.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Patient Safety, Psychological Safety, Quality Improvement
By Virginia Patania | Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
The word “joy” can elicit a variety of reactions from health care professionals. One joy in work proponent explains why she and her team use the word.

 

Tag(s): Joy in Work, Psychological Safety, Quality Improvement, Culture, What Matters
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