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Walk the Walk

Posted: March 13, 2020 at 11:52 am   /   Articles, Featured, Thought Leadership

What does it take to truly establish a culture of safety in your hospital? According to Mark P. Jarrett, MD, senior vice president and chief quality officer at Northwell Health in New York, the secret to success is none other than leadership. And, he claims, good leadership is ensuring that the culture will sustain itself […]

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The Story as Catalyst for Change

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 10:08 am   /   Articles, Featured, Thought Leadership

As healthcare leaders we gather data and use the numbers to guide our decisions and make strategic plans for our organization’s future. Sometimes, however, we come across a patient story so revealing and so humbling that it compels us to act now. The all-to-real human experience as relayed to us by a distraught mother, by […]

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High Reliability Healthcare

Posted: July 16, 2019 at 4:10 pm   /   Featured, Multimedia, Thought Leadership

The ultimate goal for healthcare providers is zero harm to patients, families and the workforce. In order to achieve and maintain this in the long-run, you have to learn how to walk before you can run. Patient safety expert, Dr. Michael Shabot, offers healthcare leaders the foundational tools to measure, build and sustain a culture […]

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Lean Toward Zero Patient Harm

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 8:36 am   /   Articles, Thought Leadership

“The Toyota Way,” “Lean”—we’ve all heard the terms and been exposed to the buzz. We know that the Toyota Production System model is admired and emulated the world over by management experts and gurus. But it’s not news—it’s not the latest-and-greatest—so, why should we care now? Here’s why: The Toyota Way, or Lean, works. Its […]

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Partnering for Safety

Posted: March 12, 2019 at 12:19 pm   /   Articles, Thought Leadership

As healthcare executives, we are all aware of and striving toward the broad and common goal of reducing preventable harm to patients. But did you know that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have your back? Yes, lest we think we are doing it alone, the team at CMS would like us to […]

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ASA/ACHE Podcast on Establishing a Patient Safety Culture

Posted: October 25, 2018 at 9:08 am   /   Multimedia, Thought Leadership

(Click here for link to podcast) Brought to you by the American Society of Anesthesiologist and the American College of Healthcare Executives Featuring: Jane Easdown MDCM, MHPE Professor of Anesthesiology Vanderbilt University Medical Center M. Michael Shabot, MD Executive VP & System Chief Clinical Officer Memorial Hermann Health System Butch Uejima, MD, MMM, FAAP, CPHRM […]

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A Marathon to Patient Safety

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 10:53 am   /   Articles, Thought Leadership

We’ve said it here before: leading for safety is a marathon, not a sprint! Like all good marathoners, we’re prepared for the long haul and are determined to go the distance. With that in mind, it may not surprise you that it has been a full year since the ACHE, in partnership with the National […]

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Lead for Safety

Posted: August 23, 2018 at 3:04 pm   /   Articles, Thought Leadership

What can you, as a healthcare executive, do to aid your organization’s transformation into a high-reliability organization that delivers safer care and saves lives? Whether you’re a middle manager or a member of the C-suite, there is a role for you in building a culture of safety that leads toward error-free care. In The Safety […]

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Imagine Your Hospital with Zero Errors

Posted: August 2, 2018 at 9:39 am   /   Articles, Thought Leadership

As healthcare leaders, we all want to create and sustain a culture of safety in our organizations. This goal is so crucial and timely that ACHE and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement/National Patient Safety Foundation Lucian Leape Institute are partnering to increase the focus on and commitment to safety. Transforming vision into reality can seem […]

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Leading for Safety and Its Favorable Side Effect: Reduced Readmissions

Posted: June 19, 2018 at 11:31 am   /   Thought Leadership

Leading a culture of safety in your organization will enable you to check off another goal on your to-do list: reducing the readmission rate. At this year’s Congress on Healthcare Leadership, participants had two opportunities to hear from forward thinker and strategist Josh Luke, PhD, FACHE.  Dr. Luke is founder of the National Readmission Prevention […]

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