Articles of Interest

Believing and Belonging | Peter Pronovost | TEDxBeaconStreetSalon

Posted April 4, 2016

Listen to Peter Pronovost talk about medical errors, check lists, putting possibility above limits, having a humble and curious culture, solving problems regardless of the system, creating connected communities and more… Believing and Belonging | Peter Pronovost | TEDxBeaconStreetSalon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=963Mg7TYMH0

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Human error plagues hospitals, speaker says

Posted March 8, 2016

Published in the University of Delaware -The Review, March 8, 2016. http://udreview.com/human-error-plagues-hospitals-speaker-says/ – In January 2001, 18-month-old Josie King was admitted to the Johns Hopkins Hospital as a result of suffering third degree burns from a hot bath.  Within weeks she healed and was scheduled to be released. Two days before Josie was scheduled to go home, the young toddler died as a result of careless human medical error…...

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The healthier your hospital the better your outcomes

Posted April 29, 2015

Published in: Not Running A Hospital Written by: Paul Levy 4/29/2015 – I recently attended an Oslo meeting of the Dr Foster Global Comparators, an international group of hospitals that have been working together to share data and insights related to quality and safety.  What makes the group particularly interesting is their attempts to draw comparisons across national boundaries. This is no easy task, given the different manner (and for different purposes) in which countries collect administrative and clinical data; but the group has...

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In a Culture of Disrespect, Patients Lose Out

Posted July 19, 2013

Published in: New York Times Written by: DANIELLE OFRI, M.D. 7/19/2013 – To read the full article:http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/well/2013/07/18/in-a-culture-of-disrespect-patients-lose-out/?_r=1& For more information about this press release, please contact Kate Thorne at 410-504-1866 or via email at kthorne@josieking.org.

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Nursing: The most trusted profession in America

Posted May 2, 2013

A caring career holds numerous opportunities for service Published in: boston.com Issue/Volume: May 2, 2013 Written by: By Cindy Atoji Keene 5/2/2013 – May 2, 2013.  To read the full article follow this link: http://www.boston.com/jobs/news/2013/05/02/nursing-the-most-trusted-profession-america/fWz2EONyNzO3yC0c0BoBKN/story.html   For more information about this press release, please contact Kate Thorne at 410-504-1866 or via email at kthorne@josieking.org. – See more at:...

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