Cyber-attacks against hospitals and health systems have increased dramatically with the onset of the pandemic as nation state and criminal cyber adversaries have targeted healthcare organizations with a record number of hacks. These attacks involve the theft of massive amounts of patient data and medical research. Most concerning, high impact ransomware attacks have struck hospitals […]
Transitions of Care (TOC) pharmacists work closely with patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers to optimize medication use and ensure medications are affordable for patients at discharge, facilitating seamless patient transitions between healthcare settings. An important part of this process includes medication reconciliation, both at admission and at discharge. A complete and accurate medication reconciliation […]
Substance use disorders are sometimes seen as challenging to manage, especially in the hospital setting. However, with the right processes and systems in place, hospitals play a critical role in improving care and outcomes for people with substance use disorders. This webinar, Integrating High-Quality Substance Use Disorder Care into Hospitals, will equip healthcare providers with […]
Physician and nurse burnout is a hospital workforce challenge with effects that ripple throughout institutions. For decades, Nature Sacred has, together with researchers and hospitals, honed a solution that relies on biophilic intervention as a means to build resilient, high-performing teams; and to foster a culture and community of healing. During this session, Nature Sacred […]
Opioid use disorder (OUD) is on the rise in the United States. Many patients with OUD also require opioids for the control of pain, and, due to developing tolerance, doses are higher than average. Posing a safety risk. This presentation will introduce the audience to multimodal analgesic strategies that incorporate treatment for OUD.
This session will navigate a human centered approach to violence prevention. We will explore Workplace Violence Prevention interventions including practical approaches to workforce wellness, continuous monitoring systems and skill building. We will share our experience and current initiatives to reduce the impact of violence in healthcare to spark conversation and share ideas you can apply […]
Engaging patient family partners into quality improvement projects provides critical insights to inform identification of improvement priorities as well as to add the “why” to the data improvement strategies are built on. Join this session to hear examples of how health systems are tapping into their patients, family caregivers and communities as a resource to drive […]
Understanding Clinician burnout and resilience are key to retaining healthy staff and have been linked to better patient safety. Join us as we discuss the six areas of work-life that habitually predict burnout. Discover practical examples of strategies to bolster resilience and counter burnout.
As a consequence of structural racism and interpersonal biases, Black and other patients of color are systematically undertreated for pain, regardless of pain intensity and condition. Achieving health equity for these groups requires immediate and systematic change. A critical component of this change strategy is ensuring that every provider has the knowledge and skills they […]
One hospital’s journey toward building a Safety-First Culture and how Physician Peer Review came along for the ride! Every hospital and healthcare system are somewhere on the path to becoming a High Reliability Organization. This long trip requires incredible humility, energy, and dedication to ensure the destination is reached! This presentation will describe one hospital’s journey […]