Archive for the 'Level 2 Facilitator Dialogue' Category

Swarm Mentality and changing your Culture

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Hive Minds  Len Fisher wrote The Perfect Swarm: the Science of Complexity in Everyday Life (Basic Books 2009) about how intricate patterns grow out of simple rules. We can learn from other beings: ants or fish, and how they use swarm intelligence to behave in a way that their individual actions become “intelligent”. The fastest […]

Shared Mental Models Necessary for Culture Change

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

We can learn so much from neurobiology (how our brains actually do work), teamwork studies from the military, and symbolic systems or the world of information systems. Teams in combat can’t afford to be out of synch any more than healthcare professionals can, because in either situation, death or disability can result.  As we developed the […]

Engaging Physicians in the RROHC Process

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Today on the Level 2 RROHC Facilitator coaching call, several recommendations emerged from the group, related to engaging physicians in the RROHC processes. 1) As RROHC is introduced, inform key physician leaders through existing committees such as the medical executive team or subspecialties groups. 2) Always consider: What’s in it for them? How could RROHC […]

More Current Research about Delegation, Missed Care, and RROHC

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Let’s look at some recent research regarding how nurses work together at the bedside: Bea Kalisch has been researching missed care:  (Kalisch 2009)  In her study about nurses self-reporting care being missed, 44% said they missed assessment Basic care planning was missed by 71% Basic care was missed by 73% One of the most frequent […]

Gloria Lee Level II Book Report

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

1001 WAYS TO ENERGIZE EMPLOYEES , by Bob Nelson.I chose the book, as I thought it would help to encourage the staff with the RROHC principles and with bedside report. It is an excellent book! There are several ways to suceed in engergizing your employees, so they are more productive, enjoy their work more, and […]