Getting back to care post pandemic…some practical thoughts

Getting back to care post pandemic…some practical thoughts

  I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling weary. This pandemic has brought so many “feels”, and all the personal and professional changes are, well, a lot. I’m sure that you can relate to some of my “feels”… grateful to be healthy and grateful…

Practical Guidance and a Reminder to Breathe

Practical Guidance and a Reminder to Breathe

Hello!  I know it has been a hot minute since I have posted – my apologies.  Life has been busy!  I also know that the last thing everyone wants to hear MORE about is Covid19.  I felt compelled to reach out, however, to offer some…

Managing fall risk: An effective strategy that works

Managing fall risk: An effective strategy that works

Since falls impact patient safety, require notification for CMS quality reporting, and may result in patient injury or worse, it is good to consider how we assess our patients, educate our staff, and improve our processes to ensure we are doing everything possible. One question…

What was I thinking?

What was I thinking?

Some days, it’s easy to forget why we are “here”.  Working in surgery can be quite challenging.  Being in charge can be even more challenging. Have you ever taken a mental inventory of your career choices that brought you to where you are?  I know…

Some practical thoughts about Risk Management

Some practical thoughts about Risk Management

Risk management can be challenging.  We know that we are responsible for “managing risk”, but what does that really mean? In practical terms, we support a culture of safety to reduce risk as it relates to our daily operations.  If you think about it, so…