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March

OpenNotes webinar series

A series of webinars for clinicians, patients, health care systems, EHR vendors, and all who are interested in learning more about the shift toward greater transparency and sharing clinicians’ notes with patients. Webinars are specific to areas of medicine such as pediatrics, oncology, mental health and more. 
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Implementing Levels of Maternal Care in Massachusetts: Webinar #2

March 2, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

The Betsy Lehman Center and the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts (PNQIN) are hosting a series of webinars on implementing levels of maternal care statewide. The second webinar will outline next steps for LOCATe, address questions, and explore opportunities related to levels of maternal care in our state.
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Caring for the Caregiver: Task Force Briefing

March 4, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

Leaders from across the Massachusetts healthcare community joined together to form the Caring for the Caregiver Task Force, convened by the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association. The Task Force will release its final report providing recommendations and best practices in the key areas of safety, engagement, wellbeing, workforce development and deployment of staff.
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Virtual support group for nurses

Wednesday evenings starting March 10, 2021, 8:00 - 9:15 p.m.

The Betsy Lehman Center is offering a free support group for nurses impacted by COVID-19. These professionally-facilitated groups will meet online weekly. They will provide a supportive setting where you can share your experiences as a nurse during these challenging times.
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A patient safety early warning system: Getting the complete picture

March 11, 2021, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The Massachusetts Health Data Consortium is presenting this free webinar with Robert Hanscom, Vice President of Risk Management and Analytics at Coverys, about integrating malpractice data into patient safety dashboards or early warning systems.
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April

Risky Business: Navigating a Shifting Health Care Landscape

April 15, 2021, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Risky Business is a unique conference with a simple premise: Learn from thought leaders in high risk industries to improve health care safety and quality. Speakers will discuss topics such as equity, leadership and decision-making, teamwork and stamina, and managing logistical challenges.
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