Quality Safety & Patient Care

Poll: Are you getting the flu shot?

Editorial | November 6th, 2014

In the comment section below, tell is why or why not you’re getting the shot.  

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Where do you see barriers to following best practice?

Markus Zurberg | October 27th, 2014

VCH has four hospitals enrolled in NSQIP (National Surgical Quality Improvement Program). This program collects information on surgical patient outcomes…

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Are we up for Gillian Bennett’s challenge?

Mary Ackenhusen | August 27th, 2014

Gillian was very brave to take her own life and to use her death to try to push us to talk about things that make us uncomfortable.

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Do da bump, yeah

Clay Adams | July 30th, 2014

Researchers have confirmed one of the safest ways to reduce the spread of infectious disease is to bump.  When I…

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All Staff Forum: Dialogue or monologue?

Mike Gix | July 18th, 2014

I’m feeling very cranky today, and it’s not just the hot weather causing me to feel that way. I’m frustrated…

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