Category Archives: week 1

Leadership Philosoophy

MY PHILOSOPHY OF LEADERSHIP             According to Burns (2012), a philosophy of leadership is a working document which continues to grow and change as new skills, knowledge and experience is gained.  This is certainly true as I reflect on how … Continue reading

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Sustainability and Measurement

I originally posted this on the Week 11 page on Thursday, but for some reason it is “awaiting Moderation” so I am reposting here. Measurability and Sustainability My DNP project seeks to transform the obstetric triage and admissions process at … Continue reading

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Sustainability and Corporate Strategy

Located in an area surrounded largely by private residences and small businesses, Northside Hospital’s mission is committed to the health and wellness of the community as well as becoming a regional leader in select medical specialties.  The values to support … Continue reading

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Evaluation and Sustainability of a Home Based Care Coordination Model for Older Adults with Behavioral Health Disorders

The Fuqua Center provides on-site psychiatric services in 16 affordable housing facilities in Atlanta.  Over the years the model shifted from a primarily nurse practitioner (APRN) model to an LCSW care coordination and APRN care model.  The Atlanta Housing Authority … Continue reading

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Overmedicating and Seniors

I think there is still a lot to be known about dementia and how much medication is too much.  As is pointed out in this website article, the problem of overmedication of elderly people is increasing to almost epidemic proportions. … Continue reading

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Organizational Health: From Ellis Island to Ebola

Article was accessed through Kaiser Health News at  http://online.wsj.com/articles/a-lesson-from-my-great-aunt-1414708082?KEYWORDS=health+law From Ellis Island to Ebola: Is Sacrificing a bit of comfort for public health such a great indignity? WSJ October 31, 2014 6:33pm posted Opinion article by Peggy Noonan This article, … Continue reading

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Article From US Department of Veterans Affairs, July 2014

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson (Veterans Affairs): http://www.va.gov/opa/speeches/2014/07_22_2014.asp This article is an example of a failing health system within the United States.  The VA has recently experienced leadership and organizational challenges which has unfortunately resulted in negative outcomes for … Continue reading

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Article accessed through Kaiser Health Blog

http://politi.co/1n9zCjA VA Whistleblowers to Detail Retribution According the whistleblowers interviewed for this article, the VA had a pervasive culture of punishing anyone who raised questions about safety, quality, or fulfilling the core values of the VA (French, 2014). The VA’s website … Continue reading

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Book Club success

Congratulations to everyone for a engaging and spirited (get the play on words?) book club about Leadership Conversations by Berson and Stieglitz. Based on my rubric and your peer feedback everyone was 100% successful! I would expect no less from … Continue reading

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Olga’s approach to Leaching a C diff team

I don’t seem to be able to post a comment on Olga’s post (although I could comment on Alex’s and Eve’s!), so I am going to do this as a new post. This is what I would have said about Olga, … Continue reading

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