For the first time, a correlation between hospital openness and patient mortality rates has been demonstrated in a research article conducted among 137 acute trusts in NHS England, published earlier this month in the May issue of Health Affairs (linked below). Fabio Todesco of the Bocconi Knowledge recently wrote about the findings sharing “Hospital openness, [...]
Recently on WIRED, Annie Onishi, general surgery resident at Columbia University, took a look at emergency room and operating room scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are. While as Healthcare Professionals can enjoy the humor of such mistakes, as Simulationists we should stop and think.
How realistic [...]
*Update: The recorded plenary session is now available to watch on SimGHOSTS.org thanks to CAE Healthcare & Mediquip! Click here to watch it now!
Last week at SimGHOSTS Australia 2015, CAE Healthcare sponsored the plenary session by Dr. Kenneth Gilpin BSc MB ChB FRCA FANZCA, Senior Lecturer University of New England, Australia – who spoke on “Negative [...]
Thrilled to share that the AHRQ has enabled all of us to take their TeamSTEPPS team-based communication master trainer course for FREE! TeamSTEPPS is the “healthcare version” of aviation’s CRM communication tool which has proven to dramatically reduce errors in the field. This is the best communication model available for practicing in your healthcare [...]