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The Advisory Board Company features our work on Peer to Peer Professional Behavior in their Daily Briefing


The Advisory Board Company recently provided an overview of our recently published article “Using Coworker Observations to Promote Accountability for Disrespectful and Unsafe Behaviors by Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals” that was featured as the cover story of the April issue of The Joint Commission Journal of Quality & Patient Safety., See a link to the Advisory Board overview HERE and access the full paper as well as an accompanying editorial by Richard C. Boothman, JD HERE.

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William Cooper, MDDr. William Cooper, Director of Vanderbilt's Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy was recently interviewed by HealthLeaders Media concerning our center's work in promoting professionalism in healthcare., More specifically, Dr. Cooper discusses our recently published work on how co-worker observations can promote greater professional accountability in healthcare organizations.

Please click HERE to read Dr. Cooper's interview and see the announcement below to access our recently published article, “Using Coworker Observations to Promote Accountability for Disrespectful and Unsafe Behaviors by Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals” from the April issue of The Joint Commission Journal of Quality & Patient Safety.

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We are pleased announce that our new article “Using Coworker Observations to Promote Accountability for Disrespectful and Unsafe Behaviors by Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals” is the cover story of the April issue of The Joint Commission Journal of Quality & Patient Safety.  Our latest publication gives readers a practical roadmap for implementing a program for soliciting co-worker observations and an infrastructure for dealing with identified issues.  We have also been honored by an accompanying editorial by Richard C. Boothman, JD.  Please access the article and editorial HERE.

In addition, Becker's Hospital Review provides a summary of the work  HERE

 

Vanderbilt CPPA Work Featured

In Sunday's News Section of USA TODAY, "Disruptive Doctors Rattle Nurses, Increase Safety Risk" (USA Today, September 20, 2015) highlights the work we do with over 70 health systems in the United States through an interview with our Center's founder, Dr. Gerald Hickson.  Please review the USA TODAY Article Here and find out how we're striving to make medicine kinder, safer and more reliable.

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The Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy (CPPA) is an education and research center based at Vanderbilt University that supports professionalism as the foundation of safe, quality healthcare.  Since 2000 we have partnered with over 70 Healthcare Organizations to provide Data Tools and Effective Processes for promoting Professional Accountability.

Our proprietary PARS® (Patient Advocacy Reporting System) product uses our database of Over 25,000 National Healthcare Professionals along with evidence based processes to Promote Professionalism, Reduce Malpractice Risk and Increase Patient Satisfaction.

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