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Partners in Care

Encore Presentation: The Case of the Missing Consent Form

Editor’s Note: Informed consent is more than a signed form–it should be a process–a collaboration between providers and patients. This week, we offer an Encore Presentation of Tim Kelly’s explanation of the importance of informed consent and why it’s critical informed consent is a process for providers. A well-thought out informed consent process helps create […]


Arundi Venkayya Arundi Venkayya is marketing and public relations manager for Taylor Healthcare, curator of EngagingPatients.org and administrator of the Sherman Award program which recognizes excellence in patient and family engagement. Before joining Taylor Healthcare, Arundi was an editor at the Dayton Daily News and served as public relations manager for Dayton Children's Hospital.

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Interdisciplinary Teamwork

Clinicians as Pathfinders….Lessons from the Past

Pathfinders are urgently needed! Flashback to 1914 and glimpse a slice of history that brings perspective to clinical leadership today. Let’s see what we can take away from a quick journey in time. Consider the Landscape One hundred years ago, it was early in the Great War, a time when everyone believed the war would […]


Lisa Sams, MSN, RNC Lisa Sams, MSN, RN, is founder and president of Clinical Linkages. Clinical Linkages provides services and resources to health care organizations that result in safer, more effective patient care using the principles of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP). Building teams and improving patient outcomes are the heart of Ms. Sams' work. She has more than 30 years of nursing experience in academic centers and community hospitals.

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