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March 2017

Spring 2017 Newsletter

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Langston Quality Scholars team to present at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

One of the Langston Quality Scholars teams from the first cohort has been invited to present their work and participate in a follow-up panel discussion during the April 6-7, 2017, [...]

February 2017

Langston Center Lecture – Dr. Ellen Kurtzman

A group of more than 50 people listened to a presentation on “State Scope of Practice Policies and the Quality of Nurse Practitioner Care in Community Health Centers” from Dr. [...]

The Langston Quality Scholars Program Cohort 2017

The end of January started the beginning of the second cohort in the Langston Quality Scholars program. Program faculty and leadership from the Health Science campus welcomed 26 health practitioners [...]

December 2016

Graduation of the Langston Quality Scholars Program first cohort

For quality improvement to be effective one has to learn the tools, but also implement a change. On Friday, December 2, eight teams of physician and nurse dyads finished their [...]

November 2016

LCQSI Director appointed to NCICLE Patient Safety Task Force

Marianne Baernholdt, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, FAAN, director of the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation, has been appointed to the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE) [...]

Fall 2016 Newsletter

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October 2016

Healthcare practitioners’ well-being

The evidence is growing that the original Triple Aim of providing patient-centered care that is population focused and cost-effective, should also include the quadruple aim of supporting the well-being of [...]

Nurses’ experience of withdrawal of treatment in the ICU

End of life care is an important part of healthcare delivery. How and where patients die is an emotional topic for patients, families, and healthcare providers. Studies have found that [...]

May 2016

High reliability organizations

On May 6th the Langston Center hosted a talk by Steve Kreiser, senior consultant with Healthcare Performance Improvement. Using his vast background from the US Navy including over 3500 hours [...]