Clinically Speaking

August 2019

Highlighting the important work of the faculty in the University of Colorado School of Medicine to improve care delivery, clinical quality and patient safety.

Banner image of health care workers for August 2019What factors shape a human-centered environment? In this issue we highlight how some faculty members are modifying technology and systems to work for the people who use them. From a human factors engineer examining environmental cues, to a clinic standardizing workflows and efficiencies, to teamwork focused on building physician resilience and joy, all three articles illustrate how our faculty work together to improve efficiency, complement human strengths and compensate for human shortcomings. We hope you enjoy reading about your colleagues and we look forward to hearing how your department is improving clinical care. 

Anne Fuhlbrigge, MD, MS
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Newsroom

  • Laura-Berg

    Magic at the Intersection of Psychology and Engineering

    Aug 1, 2019, 12:00 AM by Clinical Affairs
    Magic at the Intersection of Psychology and Engineering: The impact of human factors analyses in healthcare delivery
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  • Tatiana-Abigail

    Small Decisions, Big Impact

    Aug 1, 2019, 12:00 AM by Clinical Affairs
    Small Decisions, Big Impact: Using Data to Build a World Class Foot & Ankle Clinic through collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare, Quality, Safety and Efficiency (IHQSE).
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  • Kelly-Knupp-Jenny-Reese

    We're All in This Together

    Jul 30, 2019, 03:57 PM by Clinical Affairs
    Teamwork restores a spirit of camaraderie in this SOM/Child Neurology Section, increasing clinical staff, patient and provider satisfaction.
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    Bits & Pieces August 2019

    Aug 1, 2019, 12:00 AM by Clinical Affairs
    School of Medicine Community Newsroom; "Cardiabetes;" Is It Time for a New Subspecialty;? Results Shared in Peanut Allergy Patch Trial; Colorado Cancer Blogs; UCHealth Moments to Shine
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