Experts on Hospital Quality & Safety
Husband and wife duo Kathleen Bartholomew and John Nance present vital programs on quality and patient safety to hospital boards, physicians and physician leaders, and hospital management nationally and internationally. As the co-authors of Charting the Course: Launching Patient-Centric Healthcare, they illuminate leadership’s role in changing hospital culture. Read More >
In a combined half-day format, speakers John Nance and Kathleen Bartholomew will take C-suites, boards, and physician leadership through the irreversible realities of the current healthcare system—what changes are needed, why, when, and how. The new paradigm of healthcare requires a totally different set of leadership skills and a radically different way of perceiving healthcare, as well as a new understanding that the difference between survival and extinction for any healthcare entity now depends entirely on its leadership. Read More >
Nance and Bartholomew explain that the healthcare system that will emerge and succeed will not necessarily be based on ACO's, medical homes, or any other nationally directed idea, but it will be one that understands how to include, empower, motivate, and inspire the people who are the organization, as well as deal happily with the inevitability of human and systemic mistakes.
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A hospital can only deliver quality care and safety when its board of directors possesses a clear and accurate picture of the hospital’s culture. To get the total picture, however, board members must understand how physicians and nurses work on the front line. Read More >
Speakers Kathleen Bartholomew and John Nance collect data from nurses and physicians to paint a clear and accurate picture of your current hospital culture. In this all-day board retreat, Bartholomew and Nance provide a customized presentation based on your hospital’s needs. They will organize a meeting and a series of consultations with your CEO and his or her team to create a list of five specific objectives. They will also gather data through telephone conferences with the chief nurse and risk manager. A typical day includes 5.5 hours of lecture and 1.5 hours of facilitated discussion and group work, all designed around the list of agreed upon objectives. Read Less ^