Miss Nightingale’s Idea is Healthcare’s Salvation

It is no surprise to me that Miss Nightingale had it right all along.  It seems like the healthcare system has finally seen the light and is something that nurses have known about a long time. The old strategy or paradigm included a system that focused on numbers and profits; physicians and their decisions; procedures and … Continue reading Miss Nightingale’s Idea is Healthcare’s Salvation

Defining Safety Culture

My husband and I have been discussing the concept of culture lately.  He is looking for a working definition of culture for his work on Gun Culture 2.0 and I have been reading about organizational culture and its effects on decision making that leads to accidents and even catastrophes.  To pin down a definition is … Continue reading Defining Safety Culture