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Roll it out and forget about it!

September 21, 2013


As you can see from this graphic, even “tested” best practices roll out on a trajectory. There is no such thing as a completed roll out. The environment must be monitored for conditions that might propel a drift back into unsafe or undesired practices. These drifts usually do not occur because staff refuse to adopt […]

Culture is King!

September 7, 2013


6 tips to creating a productive, supportive workplace culture.

Using Evidence to Staff Units

September 2, 2013


To organizational psychologists, the decisions hospitals make are often short sighted. When budget cuts are contemplated, nursing is often a target due to its high percentage (around 60%) of operating costs. However, nursing also provides the bulk of patient contact and the mission of any hosptial relates to patient contact. This study is an amazing […]