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  • Get Planning for Patient Safety Awareness Week

    Get Planning for Patient Safety Awareness Week

    Though it feels like 2018 has just started, we know that planning is well underway for programming for Patient Safety Awareness Week to get staff engaged with your patient safety priorities.

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  • Staying On Top of Physician Burnout with Mobile Rounding

    Staying On Top of Physician Burnout with Mobile Rounding

    Physician burnout is a longstanding problem among hospital clinicians and as rates of burnout increase, healthcare organizations are critically evaluating the well-being of their staff.

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  • 2017: Highlights from Healthcare

    2017: Highlights from Healthcare

    It's been quite a year for healthcare and technology innovation. Here are some of the trends that had our attention in 2017.

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  • Healthcare Trends: What's in Store for 2018?

    Healthcare Trends: What's in Store for 2018?

    Technological advancements have dominated conversations in many industries, and healthcare is no exception. We're taking a look forward into 2018.

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  • Spotlight: A HUB-tastic Year in Review

    Spotlight: A HUB-tastic Year in Review

    2017 has been an amazing year for our online community, RL HUB! Here's a round up of our top content and favorite moments.

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  • Spotlight: Fall Prevention Awareness

    Spotlight: Fall Prevention Awareness

    Falls remain one of the most common causes of injury in healthcare organizations. This infographic highlights quick facts and simple strategies to keep fall prevention at the top of your mind.

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  • Three Lessons About Workplace Violence Prevention

    Three Lessons About Workplace Violence Prevention

    According to an article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), between 2011 and 2013, the number of workplace assaults in the US averaged 24,00 annually.

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  • When Antibiotics Aren't the Answer: Aligning Staff

    When Antibiotics Aren't the Answer: Aligning Staff

    Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions are common. Though individually they may seem insignificant, each is contributing to growing rates of antimicrobial resistance, worldwide

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  • Everything You Wanted to Know About RCA2

    Everything You Wanted to Know About RCA2

    We had so many questions during our RCA2 webinar last month that we didn't have time to answer them all - our expert sat down with us to answer all of your lingering questions.

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  • A New Era for Healthcare?

    A New Era for Healthcare?

    As 2018 quickly approaches, healthcare remains an industry poised for even more change, prompting the question: what is next for healthcare? We dive in to the concept of Era 3.

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  • Five Top Takeaways from ASHRM 2017

    Five Top Takeaways from ASHRM 2017

    If there was one "big" takeaway from last week's annual American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) conference in Seattle, it's that managing risks in healthcare is becoming more nuanced.

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  • Unpacking the Quadruple Aim

    Unpacking the Quadruple Aim

    The Quadruple Aim has been garnering attention in diverse healthcare settings. But how do you go about tackling such a complex concept? By breaking it down into elements, interconnections and...

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  • Why You Should Infuse Human Factors in Your RCA Process

    Why You Should Infuse Human Factors in Your RCA Process

    Running an effective root cause analysis (RCA) is an ongoing challenge for healthcare organizations, however recent research has generated new insights on ways it can be optimized.

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  • Things We Read and Loved: The Digital Patient Experience

    Things We Read and Loved: The Digital Patient Experience

    Two of this month's readings took us on a deep-dive into technology's potential to transform patient experiences - and one takes us back to a critical skill that no technology could ever replace.

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  • #AskTheExpert: Using RL to Support Workplace Violence Prevention

    #AskTheExpert: Using RL to Support Workplace Violence Prevention

    Our experts from Vanderbilt University Medical Center answered everything and anything related to using RL’s software to track workplace violence.

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  • Things We Read and Loved: What's Your Language of Care?

    Things We Read and Loved: What's Your Language of Care?

    We all give and receive care differently. This month's Things We Read and Loved is inspired by the strengths everyone brings to healthcare and how they contribute to safe, quality care.

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  • Supporting Common Goals: Bringing Together Risk and Infection Teams

    Supporting Common Goals: Bringing Together Risk and Infection Teams

    As HAIs become more complicated, synergy between risk management and infection prevention teams becomes more critical

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  • The Challenge of Hospital-Acquired Infections in Australia

    The Challenge of Hospital-Acquired Infections in Australia

    When we have immediate concerns about our health, many of us think of hospitals as a natural outlet to cure what ails us. According to research published this summer in the journal Infection, Disease

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  • Things We Read and Loved: Incident Reporting

    Things We Read and Loved: Incident Reporting

    Next week is Canadian Patient Safety Week. Since we already have reporting on our minds, we decided to theme this months readings around reporting and how it enhances quality of care.

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  • Organizational Risk-Resilience and Its Promise for Healthcare

    Organizational Risk-Resilience and Its Promise for Healthcare

    In healthcare risk management being resilient means more than weathering change. It's also about having proactive focus on error recovery that engages staff and prepares your organization for risks.

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