The Value Capture Blog

This Friday, Let’s #UniteForSafeCare [Event]

On September 17, 2021, our friends and partners at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation are hosting this free virtual event that we hope you'll join: #uniteforsafecare Virtual Event 2021 PSMF is hosting this event in conjunction with World Patient Safety Day, established by the World Health Organization to promote global action to prevent and reduce […]
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Work is Really Difficult for Nurses Right Now. We Can’t Just Return to the Old Normal.

Despite the horrible darkness of COVID, it has shined a very bright light on the courage, dedication and loving care for patients (and each other) that nurses have always possessed. They’ve been called “super-heroes,” “angels,” and “warriors,” and nursing remains one of the most respected professions in the U.S.  Yet, the toll on nurses has […]
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Should Our Health System Require / Mandate Covid Vaccination for All Staff and Providers?

Many healthcare leaders are asking that question about vaccine requirements or mandates these days. Many of them are saying “yes, we should require vaccination in our healthcare workplaces” and we, at Value Capture, agree with them.   We strongly support the decision by health system leaders to mandate vaccines. We believe it's important to strive for “Zero Harm” — and requiring vaccination gets […]
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Highlights from “Fixing Healthcare from the Inside” Webinar

Value Capture Senior Advisor Vickie Pisowicz recently joined Dr. Steve Spear, Senior Lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, to co-present, “Fixing Healthcare from the Inside.” Drawing on the deep experience each of them has gained by studying and applying the elements of organizational excellence to […]
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