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Why Safety and Quality Depend on Equity–and Vice Versa

Posted: April 11, 2018 at 9:41 pm   /   Articles, Multimedia, Thought Leadership

How can safety and quality care in our healthcare institutions depend upon equity? It has long been true that every patient deserves safe and high-quality care, but today’s diverse population demands that we focus now on eliminating healthcare disparities in our institutions, according to Jack Lynch, FACHE, president and CEO of Main Line Health (MLH), […]

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Leading for Safety: Priority Topic at Congress

Posted: March 14, 2018 at 4:59 pm   /   Multimedia, Thought Leadership

Over 250,000 people in the United States die each year from preventable medical errors, the third leading cause of death, after heart failure and cancer. ACHE believes that leading for safety and prioritizing the development of a safe culture is a leadership imperative that we must address as a community of leaders. That is why […]

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How To Lead For Safety

Posted: March 7, 2018 at 7:10 pm   /   Articles, Multimedia, Thought Leadership

There is nothing more important for healthcare providers than ensuring the safety of their patients and workforce. And, ACHE is committed to catalyzing healthcare leaders around safety. We contacted three of our nation’s leading safety experts,  Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, CPPS, Chief Clinical and Safety Officer at Institute for Healthcare Improvement and President of its […]

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How Leaders Can Engage & Make Organizations Safer Across the Care Continuum

Posted: March 6, 2018 at 5:10 pm   /   Articles, Multimedia, Thought Leadership

Recently, the National Patient Safety Foundation released its report, “Free from Harm: Accelerating Patient Safety Improvement Fifteen Years After To Err is Human” which offers eight recommendations to lead to patient safety. A decade-and-a-half after the Institute of Medicine initially brought to the public’s attention the issue of medical errors, the NPSF is partnering with […]

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Webinar on Leading A Culture of Safety

Posted: March 4, 2018 at 4:27 pm   /   Multimedia, Thought Leadership

This webinar highlights the partnership between The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the IHI/NPSF Lucian Leape Institute (IHI/NPSF LLI) and its commitment to helping healthcare leaders adopt best practices for building and sustaining a culture of safety. Learning objectives include: Learn best practices for building and sustaining a culture of safety from leaders […]

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