Healing Relationships for Healthcare Improvement Part III: What is Neuroplasticity and How Can it Help?

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Healing relationships and promoting healthy respectful interactions are crucial to improving healthcare. In Part I, we addressed the importance of good relationships in healthcare. We followed with discussion in Part II  about the neuroscience and the effect it has on relationships. There’s one simple practice that can enhance neuroplasticity and help heal our relationships. What is Neuroplasticity? Many of you … Read More

One New Way to Make Collaboration Skills Stick

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According to a recent study, healthcare workers who undergo team training can lower their medical error rate by 19 percent. What’s exciting about the principles of medical improv is that most of them could just as easily be rules for respectful communication and collaboration. For instance, “Yes and…” is often considered the “golden rule” of improv, applied improv and medical … Read More

Optimizing Outcomes and Approaching Change Differently This Year Through Medical Improv

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Social and emotional learning, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal skills are often referred to as “soft” skills. This skill set encompasses human behavior and as such, informs the quality of our communication, relationships, teamwork and leadership.  These in turn, inform our workplace cultures and healthcare system(s) and provide feedback on the skills themselves.  Healthy skills and relationships contribute to healthy cultures. … Read More