Designed for health care supervisors and managers, LEAD is built on the underlying principle that effective leadership requires productive relationships to support excellence in patient care, sustainable business objectives and a safe patient environment.
Kaiser Permanente announced a $2 million investment to support community organizations in their work to reduce the stigma around mental illness. Twenty-five Northern California organizations were awarded community health grants, including school districts, youth and family services, and community coalitions that bring together a variety of stakeholders and agencies to serve people that historically shy away from getting mental health services. (Kaiser Permanente)
Wednesday, 8 a.m.: In half an hour, a train will strike a bus near downtown Palo Alto, injuring or killing 54 people.
In a nearby Stanford classroom, a rainbow of scrubs — blue, maroon and green, representing doctors, nurses and technicians — are eating bagels and listening to final instructions from Colin Bucks, MD, emergency medicine physician and medical director for the Stanford Medicine’s Office of Emergency Management. (Scope)
It’s heartbreaking to see children in poor health, and hospitals around the country recognize that those children are often afraid in difficult situations. Several hospitals are trying to relieve some of that stress for child patients by letting them drive themselves to the operating room in their own remote control cars. (The NewsWheel)
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