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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
On the Frontlines of Quality Care
A collection of stories from healthcare organizations on their quality initiatives.
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.
Strategies to Boost Event Reporting
Finding the Right Healthcare Quality Software
Turn Incident Reports into Results
Case Study: RL in Children's Hospitals
Things We Read and Loved: Big Ideas
This month we're taking a step away from our every-day lives to think big - really big. Here are three transformative projects that harness innovation to create change.
Software that fits any framework to get you to the root cause of events
What the AHA's Quest for Quality Means to RL
At last month’s AHA HealthLeaders Forum in San Diego, it was announced that RL Solutions has been recognized as the American Hospital Association’s Champion Sponsor for Quality. For us at RL, this...
Meet the RL Connections 2017 Speakers
In a few short weeks we're hitting the road again for RL Connections 2017. We're on our way to a city near you with a learning-packed day of education on industry trends and the latest news from...
Collaborative Just Culture: Lessons from the Experts
In a Collaborative Just Culture, organizations are responsible for building safe systems and employees are responsible for the quality of their choices. Learn more in this article from Brigham and...
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...
How to Build A Successful Patient Advisor Council
In our latest webinar we dove into the world of patient advisors and the value of including the voice of the patient in healthcare decisions. The voice of the patient helps healthcare...
Things We Read and Loved: Designing for Healthcare
This month we’ve been reading a lot about designing for better care. From a designer with chronic-illness to international healthcare models, design principles and thinking bring a lot of value to...
Could Empathy Be a Key Driver for Healthcare Improvements?
We all worry about our health from time to time. Usually when it happens we seek advice. Sometimes all we really need is reassurance. According to a recent study, patients consider that middle...
Using Population Segmentation to Target Care
Earlier this month on the blog, we talked about the wealth of information gathered in healthcare and the need to collaborate to integrate the siloes of patient data. In today's post, we'll tackle...
ECRI's Top 10 Patient Safety List
This session will review each of the top 10 patient safety concerns as well as suggested risk mitigation strategies for healthcare organizations to address these concerns by ECRI Institute.
Mitigating Risk Through Infection Prevention
Here's what you're going to learn about: Interconnectivity between Risk & Infection; Interconnectivity between Quality & Infection; The enhanced effectiveness when their synergies have coalesced.
Good Data, Collaboration and Why It Matters