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Leadership Lessons for Pharmacy, Nursing, and Hospital Leaders
Session Overview
TMIT is launching a Leadership Collaborative with heavy focus on Pharmacy, Nursing, and Hospital Leadership Development. Bill George, one of our nation’s greatest business leaders, will address critical lessons that such leaders can apply from his soon-to-be-released book. After a short introduction of the NQF Safe Practices addressing leadership, he will take 45 minutes to apply the lessons to leading in hospitals, followed by 45 minutes of Q & A specific to pharmacy, nursing, and hospital leadership.
Business Giant Bill George:
7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis

Who: Pharmacy Leaders, Nursing Leaders, Hospital Leaders, Governance Leaders, and Front-line Leaders
What: 2-hour Webinar with 45 minutes for Q&A of the toughest questions in leadership
When: 1 p.m. ET, August 25, 2009
How: To participate, join the webinar on August 25, 2009, at 1 p.m. ET. Also, to purchase Bill George's new book, visit Amazon.com by clicking this link: Order 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis
Please view Bill George's new website: http://billgeorge.org/
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Related Resources:
Overview for 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis 
Video clip of Bill George discussing authentic leadership 
Is Your Hospital As Safe As Your Bank?...Time to Ask Your Board 
The No Outcome - No Income Tsunami is Here: Are You a Surfer, Swimmer, or Sinker? 
The 2009 Health-Care Reform Debacle 

  1. Discuss lessons for leaders during crisis from leaders in other industries.
  2. Understand the role of leaders defined in NQF Safe Practices for Better Healthcare, Safe Practice 1, Leadership Structures and Systems, and Safe Practice 18, Pharmacist Leadership Structures and Systems.
  3. Describe critical issues for engaging your organization’s Senior Leadership and Board of Directors.

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 When:  August 25, 2009, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
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William W. George, MBA
Topic: 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis

William W. George, MBA, is a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of three best-selling books: True North; Finding Your True North; and Authentic Leadership. His latest book is 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis.

Charles R. Denham, MD
Topic: Welcome and Review of Specifications for Safe Practice 1, Leadership Structures and Systems

Charles R. Denham, MD, is a founder and the chairman of Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT), a non-profit medical research organization dedicated to driving adoption of clinical solutions in patient safety and healthcare performance improvement.

Hayley Burgess, PharmD, BCPP
Topic: Review of Specifications for Safe Practice 18, Pharmacist Leadership Structures and Systems

Hayley Burgess, PharmD, BCPP, is the Director of Performance Improvement, Measures, Standards, and Practices for TMIT. As the team leader at TMIT coordinating the update to the National Quality Forum (NQF) Safe Practices for Better Healthcare 2009 that was released in March of 2009, she also plays an instrumental role in the development and management of the Leapfrog Safe Practices Program supported by TMIT.

Peter B. Angood, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM
Topic: National Perspective on Leadership Issues

Peter B. Angood, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM, is NQF’s first senior advisor on patient safety. In this role, Dr. Angood will guide projects to improve patient safety and quality. He will also provide technical expertise on projects related to the National Priorities Partnership’s goal of improving the safety and reliability of America’s healthcare system.


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