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Wendy McIntosh
Doing my bit to curate & cross pollinate to improve patient safety & experience in rural health. ISQua Fellowship. RT not necessarily endorsement.
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David Vaughan May 7
Your systems are mostly working most of the time *because of* human intervention and improvisation. Focus 10% more of your effort on understanding that and building on it, and 10% less on preventing bad stuff, and you're off to a great start.
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Carl Horsley Apr 9
EWS useful to make change visible but risk being: Number >x =sick Number <x = not sick It's part of a bigger package about the way teams anticipates and responds to change. NB: the "team" includes patients and whanau.
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HQSCNZ Dec 5
There's just one week to go until our latest workshop with Professor Erik Hollnagel. The event itself is full, but you can still register to watch and participate via livestream (cost $80 + GST). Visit .
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💧Siege Dec 4
People, I suggest that if you have not already done so you post your stories here...
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Alan J. Card Nov 29
There are rare exceptions, and for all I know this may be one of them, but it’s almost never JUST a clinician’s error with this type of thing.
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Camilla Wong 🇨🇦 Nov 30
Yes! Check out our study from here showing room transfers per patient days were associated with delirium incidence (OR: 9.69, 95 % CI (6.20 to15.16), P < 0.0001
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IHI Nov 28
If we want to improve the quality of care, we can't ignore health care policy. , MD, MPP, explains why in a short video.
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Steven Shorrock Nov 29
Safety is nearly never the highest priority, whether patient safety, process safety, occupational safety. We must stop saying that it is, bring out to the open the real day to day pressures, which create priorities, which compete and conflict. Then act on those goal conflicts.
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John Allspaw Nov 27
A common view is that time is the primary constraining factor in doing truly valuable Incident Analysis. This is a perception we () are making strides in changing. While time pressure is absolutely a constraint, there are some more significant barriers...
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Dr Fenella Gill Nov 23
Thrilled to be funded for 2019 "unifying systems for recognition & response to paed clinical deterioration in Western Australia"
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Wendy McIntosh Nov 20
"could it really be this simple"?
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HQSCNZ Nov 18
Great to see Kōrero Mai up and running . Find out more about it here:
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Rob Hackett Nov 17
A remarkably powerful, honest (and moving) film about transformation towards a just culture within Mersey Health.
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Wendy McIntosh Nov 17
"Over half of doctors (55%) worry they will be unfairly blamed for errors that are due to system failings and pressures"
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Wendy McIntosh Nov 8
Congratulations Nick, champion for and more.
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CIEHF Oct 5
A vision for integrating in & - Download the FREE today:
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Luke Slawomirski Oct 3
Here's our piece in on how -reporting can help align clinical and policy objectives
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Rebecca Power Sep 12
Find your superconnectors today to supporr improvement!. 3% people in organisation typically influence 85% of other people.
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Helen Bevan Sep 11
This is my favourite version of the Everett Rogers "diffusion of innovation curve" as described by at It is drawn by
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Caitlin Lock Sep 11
introduced the change agent of the future. Organisations need to invest in developing a new generation of change agents.
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