Healthcare Quality Week Process Improvement Game

Healthcare Quality Week is about celebrating professionals improving healthcare quality and what better way to celebrate than to play a game for a chance at a prize. The game below, conducted remotely, helped us to see how instructions, perceived to be clear and easily understood, may not be clear to those receiving the instructions. As you can see from the slide show below, a great deal…

Posted on Dec. 9, 2021 in From Our Perspective

Fun Facts About December

December is the 12th month (and last month) in our modern-day Gregorian calendar (as it was in the preceding Julian calendar). However, it was originally the 10th month of the Roman calendar (until 153 BC). Hence, “December” comes from the Latin word decem, meaning “ten.” Back in Roman times, the calendar only had ten months and began with March! The winter period was not even assigned…

Posted on Dec. 2, 2021 in From Our Perspective

A Guide for Successfully Working From Home 

Recently, the demand for remote work has been higher than ever. While some employees thrive immediately in a remote environment, others may struggle with the self-motivation and change in structure while working from home. Therefore, it’s essential to properly plan and prepare before transitioning to a remote work environment. While the employer or manager needs to create the framework for a successful remote transition, the employee…

Posted on Nov. 11, 2021 in From Our Perspective

November is Child Safety and Protection Month

Unintentional injuries (accidents) are the leading cause of death in children in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 12,000 children ages 0-19 years old die each year in the US from an unintentional injury. Regrettably, most of these deaths were due to preventable causes. November is National Child Safety and Protection Month, which serves as a great…

Posted on Nov. 4, 2021 in From Our Perspective