The article Dave Mayer shared today, Check a Box. Save a Life: How Student Leadership Is Shaking Up Health Care and Driving a Revolution in Patient Safety, is a motivating reminder that we all can can make a difference in healthcare starting today. Don Berwick’s idea of a “Sprint” to Safe Care is exciting and even more so as Twitter, YouTube, blogs and Facebook extend networks into places we all have only dreamed about going. His combined effort with Atul Gawande and students across the country to improve surgical care is summarized in the following YouTube video.
What is it you want to change most in healthcare for the good of your patients? Can even a small part of that be accomplished in 90 days? In 180 days? In a year? Why not create our own Telluride Sprint to Safety? Let’s reach out to our social and professional networks… Continue reading