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Sep 15 2014
Daily Quality and Safety Huddles

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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This weekend I had the opportunity to hear a great speaker, Dr. Gary Yates, president of the Sentara Quality Care Network, speak on best practices for improving safety and quality.

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Sep 8 2014
Honoring Our Sisters

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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This past week we dedicated our new Christina M. Nappi Surgical Tower, and held the event in the beautiful family waiting room dedicated to Sister Mary Obrist.

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Sep 1 2014
Schwartz Rounds - Good Guidance

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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A few years ago one of our Sisters introduced us to Schwartz Rounds.

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Aug 25 2014
Creating a Healing Environment

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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Next week we officially celebrate the opening of our new Patient tower . The team spent many years researching the best design features, ensuring input from all our clinicians, and taking advantage of what our patients and families told us.

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Aug 18 2014
Access to Care

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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We are on vacation in a rural community. Recently we read in the local paper that the local health center is reducing hours to Monday through Friday, days. That means an hour drive in any direction for residents to get basic care.

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