teamwork

36 hours. Unlimited possibilities to transform health care.

Posted by  | Designing Safer Systems, Organizational and Cultural Change

Imagine this. You are locked in Turner Concourse for 36 hours with relative strangers, tasked with creating a project that will revolutionize health care. Now what? If you are one of this year’s MedHacks participants, you are out of the gate running, ready to innovate and transform health care. MedHacks, run by Johns Hopkins University(...)

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Patient Care: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Patient Care: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Posted by  | Organizational and Cultural Change, Patient-Centered Care

Talking to health care professionals about the importance of loving your patients and colleagues — as I often do — might raise eyebrows. How can we be expected to love our patients during a 15-minute clinic visit? How can love form among hospital teams coming together for a surgical procedure but then moving on to other work?(...)

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Seeking the Right Stuff for Teams: In the Hospital or Distant Space

Seeking the Right Stuff for Teams: In the Hospital or Distant Space

Posted by  | Designing Safer Systems, Measurement of Safety and Quality, Organizational and Cultural Change

Wanted: Talented, highly driven individuals to take on multiyear work assignment with potential for benefiting humankind. Requires the highest levels of technical skill, teamwork and adaptability. Must be able to tolerate social isolation, mental and physical fatigue, demanding and uneven work schedules, days and nights away from home. Risk of depression and burnout. Must be(...)

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