Howard Bergendahl will be in Madrid, Spain presenting “Changing Human Behaviors to Create a Stronger Safety Culture: Lessons Learned for Healthcare from High Reliability Organizations” at IARMM 3rd World Congress of Clinical Safety on Sept. 11, 2014
“The 4 Characteristics of a Strong Safety Culture” article, authored by Howard Bergendahl, President, The Bergendahl Institute, LLC, was recently published in Becker’s Hospital Review. Click here to read the full article. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/the-4-characteristics-of-a-strong-safety-culture.html
Howard Bergendahl was invited by the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare and the South Carolina Hospital Association to present “Successful Strategies in Creating a Culture of Safety”, at their Fall 2013 meeting of the South Carolina Safe Care Commitment on October 17 in Columbia, S.C.
Howard Bergendahl is attending ASTRO’s 55th Annual Meeting, “Patients, Hope-Guide-Heal” in Atlanta, GA Sept. 22-25, 2013
High Reliability Organizing Conference: Howard Bergendahl presented “Experiences Implementing Nuclear Power Performance Improvement Techniques in a Radiation Oncology Department” at the April 2013, 6th International HRO conference: BEYOND THEORY: the practical and human side of High Reliability Organizing in Midland, Michigan.
Howard Bergendahl presented “Patient Safety: Lessons Learned from the Nuclear Power Industry” and led the Ohio Panel on Patient Safety at the May 8, 2013 Health Policy Institute of Ohio Health Innovations 2013 conference, Columbus, Ohio. See more at Health Policy Ohio/Events. View the powerpoint presentation.
Howard Bergendahl co-authored 2 presentations at the ASTRO 2012 annual meeting in Boston http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2012/10/safety/
“Improving Safety Culture Through Incident Reporting” with E. Volz, P.E. Gabriel, A. Maity, and S. M. Hahn from The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philidelphia, PA http://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(12)01207-2/fulltext and a poster session entitled “Lessons from the Nuclear Power Industry: Using Incident Learning to Improve Patient Safety” with Eric Ford PhD, University of Washington http://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016%2812%2903096-9/fulltext
Howard Bergendahl is a Keynote Speaker at the American College of Radiology (ACR) May 2011 annual meeting Chapter Leadership Conference in Washington, DC. presenting “How an Organization’s Safety Culture Affects Outcomes.” Read the full PDF here.
NASA Occupational Health Conference- 2009, Howard Bergendahl presented “Maintaining Quality Performance in a Rapidly Changing Workplace” in Cleveland, OH.