How a nurse manager used circle to encourage her staff to working collaboratively and solve their own problems.
At the True North Health Center, practitioners meet strict credentialing criteria for their specialty and participate in self-governance through circles of practitioners and staff who meet regularly.
The Circle Way plays an integral role in the construction of a new office and clinic space.
A nurse who has worked in circle for years strives to cultivate a culture of mindfulness and caring within nursing and healthcare through presence, research, and the use of circle.
At a time when the practice of medicine is growing increasingly technical and scientific, circle enables physicians to embrace their humanity and helps them rediscover why they became physicians in the first place.
Sue Edstrom shares the following story from one of her organization's 3-day Reigniting the Spirit of Caring workshops that are transforming health care through the implementation of Relationship-Based Care to strengthen leadership, improve patient care, design effective systems and build winning teams.
Sharon Schindler Rising founded an organization on the belief that the most important thing pregnant women can experience is community and confidence in their mothering skills. The Centering Pregnancy model circles share some of the The Circle Way circle components, but have style all their own. After Sharon attended a The Circle Way Circle Practicum, she shared this story of how she used her learnings with her board, faculty and women's groups.
Using circle in hospice to discuss how profoundly a patient's death can affect staff and how important it is to use a talking piece.
Build nursing leaders through circle and how personal stories deepen leadership.
On incorporating circle in health care.
A tale of using circle to facilitate difficult conversation among colleagues, the shadow side that can come up for some participants and the light that can come up for others.
Healthcare remains one of the strongholds of circle use in the professional world. Our circle tale this month takes us to a moderately-sized community hospital in Denver, Colorado. Three years ago Susie Law, Vice President of Patient Care Services, introduced the use of circle into her patient care leadership group.
This month’s story illustrates the use of circle in a health care setting at a major Florida hospital.