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Lessons From NASA Helps Manage Threats And Errors In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
2014-04-29 17:11:20

American Association for Thoracic Surgery Presentation at 94th AATS Annual Meeting describes steps to break error cycles and improve patient safety All high-stakes industries that function at very high "6-sigma" safety levels have a pre-occupation with human error. The aviation industry epitomizes this concept; during the 1970s NASA and aviation researchers realized that humans are the least reliable resource in the cockpit. Subsequent research into >30,000 flights has confirmed that...

2013-12-18 23:26:09

The rigor and standardization introduced into the radiology oncology practice at Memorial Cancer Institute following the LifeWings training, resulted in an increase in communication and teamwork that improved both safety and efficiency while improving both staff and patient satisfaction. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Communication patterns and protocol rigors of a methodology called crew resource management (CRM) can be adapted to a radiation oncology environment to...

2013-09-22 23:04:00

The vast majority of healthcare accidents stem from human error and poor communication among members of the care team. Memorial Healthcare System of Hollywood, Florida invested in LifeWings Crew Resource Management (CRM) patient safety systems to improve communication, teamwork, and decision-making. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 The Memorial Cancer Institute will demonstrate their high-reliability and high-efficiency culture at the American Society of Radiation...

2013-09-15 23:03:46

The vast majority of healthcare accidents stem from human error and poor communication among members of the care team. Memorial Healthcare System of Hollywood, Florida invested in LifeWings Crew Resource Management (CRM) patient safety systems to improve communication, teamwork, and decision-making; http://www.saferpatients.com. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 The Memorial Cancer Institute will showcase their success in implementing crew resource management(CRM)...

2013-09-08 23:03:30

The vast majority of healthcare accidents stem from human error and poor communication among members of the care team. In response to this concern in healthcare, Memorial Healthcare System of Hollywood, Florida invested in LifeWings' Crew Resource Management (CRM) patient safety systems to improve communication, teamwork, and decision-making. http://www.saferpatients.com Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Patient-centered care, quality, and safety will be the focus of...

2013-08-11 23:02:13

Under enormous pressure to cut costs, healthcare leaders are looking to other industries for lessons in efficiency and culture change referred to as lean healthcare methods, and LifeWings has incorporated this methodology into their training. LifeWings, a team of pilots, astronauts, physicians and process improvement experts trained by Toyota, is one of the first consultant companies to provide this blended approach to performance improvement for health care. Collierville, TN (PRWEB)...

2008-10-03 12:00:27

Helicopter accidents accounted for more than 90 deaths in the U.S. in 2007, with the primary cause attributed to controlled flight into terrain (CFIT). Curt Lewis & Associates (CL&A), a multi-discipline technical and scientific consulting firm, has developed a CFIT course to help fixed rotor organizations better understand causes of this type of accident. Helicopters are increasingly being used for emergency medical services (EMS). Today, an EMS aircraft takes off once every 90...

2007-12-28 12:29:52

Pilot error is probably much less of a factor in mishaps involving U.S. airliners now than it was in the early 1980s, a new study suggests. The study, by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discovered that the number of U.S. airline accidents due to pilot error "significantly declined" between 1983 and 2002. Although the overall rate of U.S. airline accidents remained stable throughout the period, the proportion of mishaps involving pilot error...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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