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[Webcast] JEMS Webcast with James Woodson & Stein Bronsky
According to the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, medical error in the U.S. accounts for 250,000 deaths each year. Additionally, the Joint Commission found that 80% of those involve miscommunication — a poor excuse for loss of life.
BUT, there are care teams out there who are tackling the crisis. Communication is the most important tool we have in healthcare. With all the advancements we have made in clinical care, why haven’t we improved this important tool? Why are we still using a mix of outdated technologies? This is especially true in time sensitive emergencies, where additional factors compound not only the complexity of treatment but the size of the teams we communicate with.
Join Dr. E. Stein Bronsky, medical director for the Colorado Springs Fire Department and AMR in El Paso County, and Dr. James Woodson, emergency physician and founder of Pulsara, and recent JEMS Innovator in EMS Award winner, as they explore the steps Colorado Springs took to improve communication in their community.