Leaders Learn to Strengthen Their Strategic Muscle
For one day, leaders representing every entity within Stanford Medicine gathered to discuss their progress on uniting Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children’s Health and Stanford School of Medicine around one central, integrated strategic plan. While there has been real progress toward that goal, there remains boundless opportunity for further integration and innovation.
Sneak Peak: Community Members Can Tour New Stanford Hospital in September
Stanford Health Care is opening the door of its new hospital to the community for a sneak preview in September. Community Days, taking place Sept. 14 and 15, will include tours of the new hospital and a street fair with health and wellness booths and food tastings.
Resilience 101: How SHC is Building Resilience in its Team
Health care attracts people who are givers. They are drawn to the complexity, problem solving and meaning in medicine and often work tirelessly to serve others at a detriment to themselves. Those same qualities of compassion and caring are at the heart of why they experience high rates of burnout.
Stanford Heart Transplant Patient Becomes Stanford Nurse
As a young boy, AJ Reyes dreamed of becoming a nurse like his mom. But a congestive heart failure diagnosis forced him to choose a less strenuous career. In his 20s, he received a heart transplant at Stanford Hospital. Eight years later, he came back to Stanford, not just a grateful patient, but a Stanford nurse.
Patient Safety: Lessons Learned
“Good Catch” for Patient Safety
Patient Safety is everyone’s responsibility. The Stanford Alerts for Events (SAFE) reporting system is an easy way to communicate when you identify a problem that, if addressed, could prevent harm to patients.