To Do No Harm: Ensuring Patient Safety in Healthcare Organizations With this important resource, health care leaders from the boardroom to the point of care can learn how to apply the science of safe and best practices from industry to healthcare by changing leadership practices, models of service delivery, and methods of communication. Click here to read reviews.



issue_062409.pdf - Last-Respects-page-001Joanne’s short fiction story, ‘Last Respects’, was the lead fiction piece in the Southern Women’s Review inaugural issue. The story was inspired by a comment made at her grandmother’s funeral by her great aunt.

Click here to read Last Respects.’



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During the spring of 2013, Merrill Memorial Library in Yarmouth, Maine sponsored Ekphrasis: Poems Speaking to Silent Works of Art. To read Joanne’s poem, Still Life, click here.





Stonecoast Lines is published yearly by the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast Creative Writing Program. To read Joanne’s flash fiction pieces, Memoir, click here and Dry Nights, click here.




Keeping Patients Safe


For those of you interested in the problem of medical error in behavioral health settings (and need CEUs), consider Keeping Clients Safe: Error and Safety in Behavioral Health Settings, written by Joanne and offered by Western Schools