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2014-08-13 23:06:16

The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals and studies show that over 400 hospitals probably won’t survive this economic tsunami. LifeWings shares one simple, easy, low cost tool that great hospitals use to survive the threat increases their organizational performance by 20 to 25%. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals and studies...

2014-07-29 23:06:41

The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. LifeWings discusses one simple, easy, low cost tool that great hospitals use to survive the threat that increases their organizational performance by 20 to 25%. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. Studies show that over 400 hospitals probably won’t survive this economic tsunami.[1] One...

2014-05-19 23:06:25

The American Hospital Association (AHA), which serves 5,000 healthcare organizations, surveyed hospital CEOs to learn how they were planning to adapt their organizations to the new healthcare environment. LifeWings Partners understands the need to be fully prepared for these changes and are already developing new processes and tools which are saving hospitals millions of dollars. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The American Hospital Association (AHA), which serves 5,000 healthcare...

2014-04-28 23:11:15

A new report from Consumer Reports titled “Get Out and Stay Out of the Hospital” details the results of its investigation of readmission rates and reveals how important a hospital’s culture is in reducing admissions. To help hospital leaders who want to reduce their readmission rates and improve other factors through permanent culture change, LifeWings is offering a 13-Point Guide with step-by-step directions on how to assess their culture to make measurable, sustainable...

2014-02-05 23:26:33

Despite the numerous studies proving the effectiveness of medical checklists and protocols, many physicians and staff still resist using them calling them, “lame,” or “insulting,” After her newborn baby was mistakenly given to another mom for breast-feeding, there is one mom in Texas that wishes her hospital had used a checklist to double-check their work. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 In Richmond, Texas, Jessica Escobedo gave birth to a baby girl. The new mother...

2013-12-30 23:23:54

Vice Admiral John Bird, USN Retired, former nuclear-powered submarine captain and Commander of the U.S. Navy’s Seventh Fleet, joins the LifeWings Partners Board of Governors. LifeWings is the world’s leading patient safety coaching and consulting firm. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Vice Admiral John Bird joins the LifeWings Board of Governors. As a career nuclear-powered submarine officer, Admiral Bird brings a unique perspective on high reliability safety systems...

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...

2013-10-31 23:32:15

With a small commitment of time, effort, and leadership, surgeons can get documented improvement in patient safety and quality care, a better place to practice medicine, reduced exposure to malpractice risk, increased efficiency, and financial return on their investment with LifeWings. http://www.saferpatients.com Collierville, TN (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 LifeWings is a patient safety consulting firm that is strongly committed to making a difference in healthcare. The company's...

2013-10-23 23:32:20

LifeWings http://www.saferpatients.com and Kolkin Corp. have teamed up to offer an incredibly simple computer program to overhaul one of the most dangerous events in a hospital - the “handoff” when a physician transfers care of the patient to another colleague during shift change, or transfers the patient to a physician in another department. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Handoffs between caregivers have been called "the most dangerous part of a hospital visit."...

2013-10-21 23:29:19

LifeWings and the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation (EMPSF) team up to provide a standardized patient handoff tool for Emergency Medicine Physicians. http://www.saferpatients.com Collierville, TN (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 More than half of emergency medicine physicians said their emergency department does not have a standardized handoff process, according to a study in the American Journal of Medical Quality. The 2011 survey of 147 emergency medicine residency program leaders...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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