Remembering Nichelle Nichols

Remembering Nichelle Nichols Author: Stephen Weller | Editor: Tricia Collom On September 8th, 1966, Star Trek aired on television for the first time. Fifty years later, on September 24th, 2016, I finally met the woman who brought kindness, love, and maturity to the bridge of the Enterprise. Prior to Star Trek, Nichelle Nichols was already recognized as a talented […]

2022 Firebird Book Award Winners

Fire Bird Winner

The Progressive Hospital and The Progressive Machine have won the Speak Up Talk Radio, 2022 Firebird Book Award!  If you order either book directly from Coulson Place, you will receive a signed copy with an award sticker. Purchase your copy of the award winning book, “The Progressive Hospital: A Lean Hope” today. This educational thriller […]

Your Expectation of a 21st Century Operating Room? 

Is starting on time your expectation of a 21st century operating room? Your surgery has been planned for months, and the day is finally here. “The surgery will be quick, and your recovery will be easy. I do this all the time,” your surgeon told you at his office a few weeks prior. “Your spouse will […]

The Progressive Hospital is now available in eBOOK format 📱

🎉 The Wait is FINALLY Over –   The Progressive Hospital is now available in eBOOK format 📱   You asked, and we listened..   Follow the journey of healthcare professionals, as they navigate this new world of uncertainty: directly from your phone, tablet, ipad, nook, kindle and more ❗   Discover what goes on […]

What is the Value of a Surgical Optimization Program?

    “It’s highly inefficient for me to do surgeries here. We can’t ever seem to start on time.”     Complaints around the efficiency and timing of surgery is a symptom of a more complex root cause and may indicate a need for a surgical optimization program based on well-founded concepts.     Some benefits include […]

Caring For Our Nurses: Compassion Fatigue

Caring For Our Nurses Imagine laying in a hospital bed experiencing great pain in your shoulder and you feel like your heart is going to explode out of your chest. You are experiencing headaches from caffeine withdrawals, and are in dire need to have any of the pain relieved. A nurse enters the room and […]

Are We Witnessing a Great Transformation in Healthcare?

Are We Witnessing a Great Transformation in Healthcare? Within healthcare, hearing about someone resigning has become all too frequent. Concerns about burden on the remaining workforce takes a front seat to many conversations.   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record high of approximately 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September 2021, […]

Are you a Lean thinker? Can you have a perfect Lean system?

Are you a Lean thinker? Can you have a perfect Lean system? This question may surprise you because no waste is difficult to visualize. To be asked “Can you truly be Lean?” may sound like it comes from someone who doesn’t know what lean really is. But does that matter? Are you really? Your answer […]