1. Lewis Blackman’s story

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Lewis Blackman’s story is one that has been repeated in healthcare many times.  There are many opportunities to react and respond to the errors in this story. Link provided




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Why did the hospital not debrief the family, why did no one talk to the family about this situation?


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1) 20:36 Minutes Thread Question: What mechanisms, processes or tools can institutions put in place to provide patients and families a better understanding of the hierarchy or “chain of command” and how is it accessed?

2) 22:28 Minutes Thread Question: How do we create a culture in health care where “calling for help”  is  not seen as a sign of weakness but as a symbol of “Safety Excellence”?

3) 24:04 Minutes Thread Question: How can we better listen to patients and families, what can we put into place to keep the voice of patients and families available?

4) 26:18 Minutes Thread Question: How can caregivers avoid premature closure or over confidence in their treatment and care delivery approach?

5) 32:48 Minutes Thread Question: What mechanisms, processes or tools can caregivers use to encourage mindfulness?

6) 41:40 Minutes Thread Question: What should patients and families expect from caregivers when harm has resulted? How do we assure these expectations are met?