Content from the 18th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress will be available until May 15, 2017.
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Continuous improvement, understanding complex systems, and promoting innovation are all part of the landscape of learning challenges today's companies face. Organizations thrive, or fail to thrive, based on how well the small groups within those organizations work. In most organizations, the work that produces value for customers is carried out by teams, and increasingly, by flexible team-like entities. The pace of change and the fluidity of most work structures means that it's not really about creating effective teams anymore, but instead about leading effective teaming. Teaming shows that organizations learn when the flexible, fluid collaborations they encompass are able to learn. The problem is teams, and other dynamic groups, don't learn naturally. In this session Amy will outline the factors that prevent them from doing so, such as interpersonal fear, irrational beliefs about failure, groupthink, problematic power dynamics, and information hoarding. With Teaming, leaders can shape these factors by encouraging reflection, creating psychological safety, and overcoming defensive interpersonal dynamics that inhibit the sharing of ideas.
Shared decision making (SDM) is a collaborative process that allows patients and their providers to make health care decisions together, taking into account the best scientific evidence available, as well as the patient’s values and preferences. But what happens when this collaboration doesn’t take place, especially with venerable patients? And what happens when shared decision making does work? You will hear from three experts on this topic as they share their experiences and how shared decision making can have a positive impact on patient safety.
The session will offer key elements of the top research papers of 2015 and address how the evidence-based patient safety interventions and effective strategies identified in these papers can be translated into practice.