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We Used to Sell Cigarettes in Hospitals. 5 Practices that will soon Look Just as Outdated

  • October 21, 2016

Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, Director of Patient Safety for CRICO Strategies presented a keynote at the National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute Forum. She challenged the audience to think about culture change in health care. Her message: Over time culture can change, it's not an easy journey but we can make it happen.


At the 9th Annual NPSF Lucian Leape Institute Forum, Dana Siegal presented “Remember When...The Evolution of Culture.” Through dramatization Siegal walked the audience through the decades as smoking went from being acceptable in hospitals to present day with smoke-free hospital campuses. She posed the question to the audience, “What other practices in health care will we look back on in 30 years and say, ‘Can you believe we used to...?’”

Citation for the full-text article:

Bailey M. We used to sell cigarettes in hospitals. 5 medical practices that may soon look just as outdated.Stat News, Boston Globe. 2016 Oct 21. [A subscription may be needed for access.]

 

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