Creating a Culture of Safety

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  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 10am BST (UK) / 11am CEST (EU-Central) / 5am EDT (NA)
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Today’s institutions are held to high and sometimes difficult to reconcile standards. Hospitals need to help their patients heal and deliver a caring experience, while simultaneously keeping stakeholders safe from increasing workplace violence and community threats, as well as preventing drug theft. The key to addressing these challenges is creating a culture of safety.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • To develop a culture of safety that protects patients and staff
  • How a safety culture can improve patient outcomes and health
  • To balance priorities of caring for patients against the imperative for protection to address growing threats

Please join us for a discussion about how
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin created
a culture of safety to deliver better patient
outcomes, higher compliance, and stronger safety.


Mike Thiel, Director of Security, Children’s Hospital and Health System

Mike Thiel is the Director of security for Children’s Hospital and Health System with approximately 5,500 employees at 106 different locations throughout Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Children’s Hospital is the region’s only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children and is consistently recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. In addition to safety and security, Mike also leads emergency management for Children’s health system, as well as, sponsoring integration of pediatric care into healthcare coalitions. He serves on Wisconsin’s State Expert Panel on Surge Capacity and is an Executive Committee board member on the Southeast Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition.

Mike has 33 years of broad security management experience, having worked with some of the largest corporations in America. Before joining Children’s Hospital in 2000, Mike was the security manager at the Bradley Center, Milwaukee’s sports and entertainment center. In his spare time, Mike is an intermittent federal employee, serving as the Safety and Security Officer on Wisconsin’s Disaster Medical Assistance Team, a part of the National Disaster Management System. Among his many credentials, Mike is a Certified Protection Professional, the security industry’s highest recognition of security practitioners.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Facility Directors
  • Architects & Engineers
  • Directors of Public Safety
  • Security & Fire Safety Directors
  • Directors of Emergency Management

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