Episode Three: Who Knew Healthcare Was So Complicated?
Featuring Our Founder & President, Judy Courtemanche

In this episode Judy Courtemanche, founder and President of Courtemanche & Associates, shares a four-decade perspective on the significant milestones in healthcare. With more than 40 years of medical, healthcare management and leadership experience, Judy is an advocate for enhancing healthcare through weaving regulatory compliance into an organization’s culture.

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Featured Resources:

  1. 8 Decades of Health Care [Hospitals & Health Networks series], Chicago: Health Forum, 2007.
  2. https://www.healthcare.gov/glossary/affordable-care-act/
  3. https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/03/22/hr-1628-%E2%80%93-american-health-care-act-2017
  4. https://trumpcare.com/trumpcare-vs-obamacare/

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Episode One: The Foundation for Patient Safety

In this inaugural episode of the C&A Dialogues podcast series, we feature an interview with Jill Ryan, CPHQ HACP, CEO of Courtemanche & Associates. Jill discusses the philosophy of accreditation and regulatory compliance as the foundation for patient safety and shares her views on why it is imperative to engage a variety of stakeholders in the process of shaping the future of healthcare.  In this podcast Jill also discusses the challenges organizations face and approaches which are providing positive results.

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Featured Resources:

Anne Arundel Medical Center: http://www.aahs.org/

Maryland Patient Safety Center: http://www.marylandpatientsafety.org

Episode Two: The Role of Art in Health & Healing

In this C&A Dialogues episode, we present a unique patient story that exemplifies how the work healthcare providers do each day contributes to the healing of others. Artist Philip Carey shares his personal journey of kidney failure and the incredible donation of a kidney that he received which has led to a great health outcome and the role that art played in his healing. Also, joining the conversation is C&A Senior Consultant, Sharon Dills, who shares the great work of recent clients, and explores ways that the arts can play a role in healing for all ages.

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Featured Resources:

Philip Carey’s website: http://www.strangeartofphilipcarey.com/dreamdrawings

Organdonor.gov: https://organdonor.gov/index.html

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Upcoming Virtual Conference

C&A’s SOAR w/4 in the Spring!
April 24, 2017
SOAR into Spring! Continue to advance your patient safety and regulatory goals with a half-day of live webinars in this power-packed virtual conference stacked with tools, tips and trends in the most critical areas in today’s changing accreditation and regulatory landscape.
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Featured Webinar

HeART: The Role of Art in Healthcare and Healing
For Release: March 3, 2017
We know that art can play a therapeutic role for patients, but art can also have surprising benefits for practitioners as well.  This 30 minute, free presentation shares inspiring examples of how art has reached patients, practitioners and communities.
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