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My Shingo Webinar Recording on Learning from Mistakes and More

LeanBlog

I recently had the opportunity to present a webinar hosted by my friends at the Shingo Institute, where I presented on the topic of using mistakes as a catalyst for continuous improvement. I'd like to share some of the key points and insights from that session. The Recording: The Importance of Psychological Safety I began the webinar by addressing a common misconception that mistakes should always be avoided at all costs in all situations.

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Medical Equipment Checklist for Free-Standing Emergency Rooms

CME Corp

Free-standing emergency rooms (FSERs) are a relatively new concept in the healthcare landscape. Twenty years ago, they accounted for only 1% of emergency rooms. 1 Offering a viable alternative to traditional hospital-based emergency rooms, these standalone facilities offer emergency medical care to patients who need immediate attention but may not require the extensive resources of a full-scale hospital.

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Nurse Onboarding Tips For Success in the OR and Beyond

Sullivan Healthcare Consulting

Nurse onboarding matters. Everyone knows it. Yet, looking at surgical services departments across the country, you might get a different impression. In today’s fierce talent market, retention is a core concern for hospitals and ORs. Despite that, the first play for retention — onboarding — gets little love. As a result, ORs and hospitals are paying for it.

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What is Spontaneous Pneumothorax?

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons

Spontaneous pneumothorax, or a collapsed lung, is a dangerous condition that is suffered more frequently by men than women, according to the NIH: National Institutes of Health. Spontaneous pneumothorax refers to a collapsed lung, or portion of the lung. It occurs when air leaks out of the lungs into the space between your lungs and the chest wall (known as the pleural space).

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