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Forecasting the Flu: Bridging Surveillance Gaps with Technology
In the midst of one of the most challenging flu seasons in a decade, experts are looking toward a future where machine learning may help make forecasting more accurate.
Everything You Wanted to Know: Workplace Violence Prevention
Answers from our experts to all of your questions about building out a successful workplace violence prevention program.
Root Cause Analysis for a Learning Culture
Healthcare is a prime example of a learning culture - and part of that supporting that culture is having tools to get to the bottom of learning opportunities.
How's Your Hand Hygiene? New Citations Shine Spotlight
The Joint Commission's announcement of new citations for poor hand hygiene brings hospital adherence to the practice under the spotlight.
Safety First: A Journey to Developing a Workplace Violence Prevention Program
Workplace violence is a highly complex issue, and one that is top-of-mind for healthcare organizations as they look to improve safety for all staff and patients. Many organizations have developed work
Get Planning for Patient Safety Awareness
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.
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.
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.
Making the Problem Human: Journey to Workplace Violence Prevention
Healthcare is one of the most high-risk environments when it comes to workplace violence. Many organizations are working to change that and encourage staff to report their experiences.
Implementing Root Cause Analysis and Action: Learnings from the journey
In 2015, Ochsner Health System embarked on a journey to change the way they conduct Root Cause Analyses. In this presentation, Jessica Behrhorst will share Ochsner's journey implementing RCA2.
Root cause analysis: An essential tool for healthcare
Reach new heights with Remote System Optimization
#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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
On the Frontlines of Quality Care