Author Elizabeth Heubeck

Elizabeth Heubeck

Regular contributor Elizabeth Heubeck writes on topics from health to parenting to the business of higher education, healthcare systems, tourism, and energy. The Baltimore native’s writing has appeared in Newsweek, the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Business Journal, Maryland Life Magazine, Baltimore Magazine, Johns Hopkins Engineering, and in various other local print and online publications.

Hopkins Nurse Patients, Family and Nurse talking

Communication initiatives empower them to become part of the care team Recent research released by the Journal of Patient Safety suggests that medical errors are the third-leading cause of fatalities, behind only cancer and heart disease. Moreover, roughly one-third of medical errors could be prevented by improved communication. At Suburban Hospital, a recently formed group called
Suburban Sepsis Rap Youtube Video

Suburban anti-sepsis video entertains and empowers nurses to act quickly It’s catchy the first time you hear it. Listen a time or two more and the beat and, more importantly, the message get stuck in your head. It is an educational video on sepsis, which sounds routine enough. But Sepsis Is Serious is delivered via

Fuld Fellowship Trains Eyes on Patient Safety and Quality As many as 440,000 people die…