Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
PlexusCalls 2009
2013-2014 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

Dec 11 2009 PlexusCalls: Anticipatory Medicine: Preventing Catastrophes
Practicing anticipatory medicine means forecasting catastrophic medical events, such as cardiac arrest, seizures, falls in the elderly, or dramatic blood pressure declines in the ICU, so they can be prevented. Guests: Ary Goldberger and Robert Lindberg.


MP3 File


Nov 6 2009 PlexusCalls: Activism and the Prospects for Healthcare Reform
Guests: Christopher Hughes and John Lloyd, both physicians, discuss current and future possibilities.


MP3 File


Oct 23 2009 PlexusCalls: The Role of Narrative in Organizational Life
Alison Donaldson and Anthony Suchman discuss the stories that influence an organization's work and direction and how are those stories discovered, told and shared.


MP3 File


Aug 14 2009 PlexusCalls: Community and Youth: The Movie
Consultants Joan and Michael Hoxsey and young men whose film "The Last Shot" depicts coming of age in the inner city.


MP3 File


Jul 24 2009 PlexusCalls: Passion, Purpose and Organizations
Guests: Alaina Love, Marc Cugnon and Henri Lipmanowicz


MP3 File


Jun 18 2009 PlexusCalls: The Intelligence of Your Body
Charlie Badenhop, Aikido instructor and practitioner of Japanese healing arts, discusses the wisdom of the body with Lisa Kimball, owner of Group Jazz and president of Plexus Institute.


MP3 File


Jun 12 2009 PlexusCalls: Electronic Medical Records and the Issues they Raise
Reuben R. McDaniel, Jr., EdD, a widely respected organizational theorist, is Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair in Health Care Management and professor of management science and information systems at the University of Texas at Austin. Reuben was one of the first to research the impact of complexity-inspired leadership approaches in health care organizations. Holly Lanham is a doctoral student in the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where she also earned a BS degree in nutrition and a masters in business administration. Her current work examines how beliefs, values and patterns of work relationships influence electronic medical record use by healthcare professionals.


MP3 File


Jun 5 2009 PlexusCalls: Complexity, a Guided Tour
Complex Systems Scholar Melanie Mitchell discusses her new book, Complexity: A Guided Tour, with physicist Mark Buchanan.


MP3 File


May 29 2009 PlexusCalls: Community and Youth Changing the Conversation
Joan and Michael Hoxsey and their daughter and son-in-law Geralyn and Tom Sparough worked with street-wise teens in Cincinnati. Find out what they learned.


MP3 File


Apr 10 2009 PlexusCalls: Children, Art and Fractals
Pam Golden, Susan Fitzgerald, Michele Meister on big ideas in small hands: young artists grasp fractals.


MP3 File


Mar 20 2009 PlexusCalls: Collaborative Teams and Cultural Transformation in Healthcare: Continuing the Conversation
Paul Uhlig, MD, MPA, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and associate professor of preventive medicine and public health at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, Kansas. His professional interests concern using social science to study and transform clinical practice culture. He is an internationally recognized authority on collaborative practice, patient safety, and patient and family centered care.


MP3 File


Mar 13 2009 PlexusCalls: The Role of Design in Urgent Social Needs
Dr. Richard Farson, psychologist, educator and author, is president of the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute (WBSI), an independent nonprofit organization he helped founding La Jolla, California, devoted to research and education for the advancement of society, the strengthening of democracy and the enrichment of life. Lisa Kimball, PhD, is the President of Plexus Institute and executive producer and owner of Group Jazz, an organization devoted to supporting the efforts of teams, task forces, communities and organizations.


MP3 File


Feb 20 2009 PlexusCalls: Citizens and the Environment
Wilma Subra is a scientist committed to protecting the environment, health and safety of citizens. In 1981 she started the Subra Company, a chemistry lab and environmental consulting firm in New Iberia, LA. She provides technical assistance to citizens in the US and abroad She recently completed a seven year term as Vice Chair of the Environmental Protection Agency National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology and a five year term on the National Advisory Committee of the US representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.


MP3 File


Jan 9 2009 PlexusCalls: Collaborative and Culture in Healthcare
Paul Uhlig, MD, MPA, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and associate professor of preventive medicine and public health at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, Kansas. His professional interests concern using social science to study and transform clinical practice culture. He is an internationally recognized authority on collaborative practice, patient safety, and patient and family centered care.


MP3 File

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership.com®  ::  Legal