Keynote speaker John Nance, JD, presented a compelling “flight plan” for hospitals to change the culture of medicine and reduce errors. According to Nance, lessons learned from aviation can help reduce errors to zero.
Nance is a pioneer of Crew Resource Management, which revolutionized aviation safety, and a founding member of the National Patient Safety Foundation. Best known for his work as aviation analyst for ABC World News and Good Morning America, Nance is also a decorated Air Force officer and pilot, a lawyer, and the author of 19 books, including Why Hospitals Should Fly, which won the prestigious “Book of the Year” award for 2009 by the American College of Healthcare Executives. Nance also writes best-selling fiction, riveting thrillers set in the world of aviation. His latest novel, Orbit, is currently in development as a major motion picture. Full Story →