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    Three Low-Cost Interventions to Advance Equity in Medicine Now

    Mary I. O’Connor, MD, Sheila Dugan, MD, and Ije-Enu Udeze Nwosu

    With the world’s attention turned to COVID-19 and its devastating (and as yet unknown) consequences, it’s easy to allow the current crisis to delay progress on the work that many of us have been leading for decades to champion gender equity and anti-racism. 

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  • Meeting Success in the Zoom Era

    Jessica D. Squazzo

    Since the start of the pandemic, leadership teams at provider organizations across the country have had to make changes to the way they meet. Some teams have worked virtually the entire time, some have worked via a combination of in-person and virtually, while others have continued to meet in-person but with new social distancing practices in place. 

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  • Design Features for Patient and Staff Satisfaction

    After the redesign of two patient care floors at the University of Chicago Medicine’s Center for Care and Discovery, staff conducted a post-occupancy evaluation in April 2018, seeking feedback about the medical center’s general design and comparing the two newly designed floors with three existing inpatient floors.

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  • Boosting Telework and EHRs

    Jessica D. Squazzo

    Providing the capabilities for staff to work from home and using EHRs to their full capabilities are two ways organizations can take advantage of information technology.

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