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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)...

2014-01-15 23:22:29

Luke Goetting of Puffingston was selected for top honors among more than 100 nominees in the First Annual Prezi Awards. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Luke Goetting of Puffingston, a presentation design firm based in Chicago, recently won the “Best Business Prezi of 2013” Award with his presentation “Tablets for Security Consultants: 5 Ways to Maximize ROI.” His presentation was awarded top honors in the business category and was one of six overall winners selected by Prezi,...

2013-12-04 23:29:58

Surgical mistakes, including operating on the wrong patient, or the wrong site on the right patient, or the wrong procedure on the correct patient topped all reported medical mistakes in first half of 2013. LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm, offers seven common sense solutions to this shocking statistic. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Hospitals are required to report medical mistakes, known as “Sentinel Events” in healthcare, to The Joint Commission (TJC)....

2013-11-20 23:22:23

TheBrain 8 offers ready-made knowledge templates, over 1500 icons and timeline view for organizing ideas and information. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 TheBrain Technologies, the leading provider of dynamic visualization and knowledge management software, announced its newest release, TheBrain 8. TheBrain software’s unique approach to information organization enables users to create and link together thousands of digital Thoughts. TheBrain software has been downloaded by...

2013-08-26 23:02:29

ChecklistTemplate.net offers several back to school checklists to make things easier for students, parents during hectic time of the year. (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The back to school season is a hectic time for both students and parents alike. Whether it be sociably or fashionably, students want to ensure they make the right impression on the first day of school. Parents just want to make sure their child has all the tools they need to succeed before the first bell rings. Students and...

2013-07-09 23:27:01

LifeWings, patient safety consulting firm, has helped over 100 organizations around the world create and successfully implement checklists, here are seven surefire tips to boost the success rate of your checklist implementation process. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Over 3000 hospitals around the world have registered with the World Health Organization to implement the use of a pre-procedure surgical checklist. This is not surprising given the widely publicized data...

2013-05-31 23:03:27

Miami Public Speakers is excited to announce that Alex Cequea, Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine and professional speaker, will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the longest speech marathon in Fairfield, Iowa. Fairfield, IA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Alex Cequea will attempt to break the current Guinness World Record and will attempt to continually speak from 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 9th. The entire event will last approximately 34 hours. The...

2013-05-14 23:22:48

Expansive features and real-time collaborative functions elevate MindMaple´s potential as education technology. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 MindMaple Inc. has released v1.61 of their mind mapping software, MindMaple. Developed with students and teachers in mind, this version seeks to bridge the gap between instructor and student, and overcome the restrictions of group work. MindMaple v1.61 includes improved formatting, export options and increased style options. The...

2013-04-04 15:35:36

Varying lectures with tests improves attention, note-taking, and retention The number of online educational offerings has exploded in recent years, but their rapid rise has spawned a critical question: Can such “virtual” classes cut through the maze of distractions –  such as email, the Internet, and television – that face students sitting at their computers? The solution, Harvard researchers say, is to test students early and often. By interspersing...

2013-01-17 13:44:36

Teams using checklists were 74 percent less likely to miss key life-saving steps in care during emergency situations than those working from memory alone In an airplane crisis–an engine failure, a fire–pilots pull out a checklist to help with their decision-making. But in an operating room crisis–massive bleeding, a patient's heart stops–surgical teams don't. Given the complexity of judgment and circumstances, standard practice is for teams to use memory alone. In a...