Education and Training
- University of Texas, Austin, Ph.D. 2002
Leadership walkrounds (WRs) are widely used in health care organizations to improve patient safety.
Background: In 2005, Ascension Health's strategic direction sharpened the focus of its 2002 Call to Action to provide "Healthcare That Works, Healthcare That Is Safe, and Healthcare That Leaves No One Behind, for Life," Ascension Health has used a
This tool can be used in any setting where physicians, nurses, and other disciplines work as a team to manage patients and admission-to-discharge flow.
Intensive care is one of the largest, most expensive, and complex components of U.S. health care. Errors and the resulting adverse events are, however, common in intensive care units (ICUs).
The importance of communication on the flightdeck is discussed and the application of a new computer-based linguistic method of text analysis is introduced.