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2014-06-23 23:06:25

Nearly one-half of health system and hospital executives do not feel their current senior management team has members with the experience, skill sets and talent needed to achieve strategic priorities - including leading and managing the change needed to survive the economic upheaval in reimbursements. LifeWings, a leading patient safety consulting firm, has developed strategies for hospital CEOs to survive healthcare's new value-based reimbursement model. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) June...

2014-06-17 23:07:18

When a physician alleged that as many as 40 veterans died while waiting up to 21 months for care at a Phoenix, AZ Veterans Affairs hospital, and that schedulers there manipulated patient data so hospital executives could qualify for bonuses, the scandal grew like a firestorm. Steve Harden, CEO of LifeWings, believes there is much that can be learned by the civilian healthcare community from this scandal. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 As reported in the May 2014 issue of The...

2014-05-29 23:08:57

Steve Harden, CEO of LifeWings patient safety consulting firm, teaches organizations how to create a culture of safety where every member not only feels comfortable speaking up but feels they must. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Aviation flight crews, military special operations forces, heavy construction crews, and healthcare teams all have the same issue... difficulty creating a culture where it is both safe and expected to cross-check one another and speak up using stop-the-line language when it...

2014-05-15 23:12:45

Research has shown that the words used to describe a required step in a process of care can dramatically increase the compliance you get from staff. LifeWings’ CEO, Steve Harden, offers strategies for getting compliance from your teams by focusing on the words used to describe that requirement. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Research has shown that the words used to describe a required step in a process of care can dramatically increase staff compliance. LifeWings’ CEO, Steve...

2014-03-20 23:31:55

Hospital leaders everywhere, who have spent millions of dollars and countless hours implementing safe surgery checklists, are now wondering if this investment was a waste after a study from The New England Journal of Medicine recently declared that surgical checklists had no effect on patient mortality. LifeWings, a leading patient safety consulting firm, answers that question with a "No" and explains how to avoid the mistakes that caused these results. Collierville, TN (PRWEB)...

2014-03-18 23:30:47

According to a study presented at the 2014 American Anesthesiology Conference, surgery is safer when a surgical team uses a safety checklist and the team is more likely to use the checklist when patients know it exists. In the past three years alone LifeWings, a leading patient safety consulting firm, has helped more than 225 healthcare facilities create and implement 400 customized checklists and safety tools. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to a study presented at the...

2014-03-06 23:30:19

This week, March 2-8, marks the National Patient Safety Foundation's Patient Safety Awareness Week and there are a high number of units in hospitals that do not have a measurement plan to document their performance and help them reach their Key Patient Saftey Goals. LifeWings Partners helps hospitals set effective Key Result objectives to sustain lasting measurable results in their commitment to patient safety. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 As a result of the Affordable Care...

2014-03-03 23:27:12

Extraordinary market conditions continue to force US healthcare providers to find proven ways to ensure their survival. Employing Lean methodologies has been recognized by LifeWings and many industry leaders as the most effective way to optimize safety, quality, lead time, and return on investment (ROI). Collierville, TN (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Extraordinary market conditions continue to force US healthcare providers to find proven ways to ensure their survival. Employing Lean...

2014-02-24 23:30:12

LifeWings Partners LLC, a patient safety conculting firm, introduces a new training system that combines Lean plus TeamSTEPPS ideally suited for the challenges facing American healthcare. The cutting-edge service allows hospitals to get sustainable process improvement results by creating a culture of accountability and safety among staff. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 LifeWings Partners LLC, the leader in patient safety improvement, is pleased to announce the three-year...

2014-02-10 23:24:30

LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm, offers 7 steps to conduct a debrief for healthcare organizations similar to that which is used in aviation. A very carefully constructed script is followed that allow critique without emotional content, as well as provides a mechanism to close the loop on conflict among team members and keep the lines of communication open. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 LifeWings Partners is a patient safety consulting firm that is strongly...


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