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Blog Recommendation: Hospital Systems

September 28, 2011

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Hospitals need collaborative relationships and not just among clinicians. This is a very informative blog totally dedicated to Hospital systems “and how to improve them”…From the engineers… http://shsblog.org/  

Nurses and Design

September 28, 2011

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I am discovering that nurses need to work with designers or at least incorporate design principles into their projects. Earlier this year I attended the Healthcare Experience Design conference which was amazing.  Here’s a link to the agenda http://www.healthcareexperiencedesign.com/agenda/ If that has peeked your interest about how design can improve the patient experience, the nurse […]

Nurses hate change…or do they?

September 25, 2011

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Whenever a project fails one will inevitably hear a comment about how the nurses, especially older ones, never want to change.  While this may provide some momentary comfort to the leaders of the initiative, it’s an untruth.  If we look at the hospital environment today, it is full of complexity. Those who do not like […]