Cleveland Clinic has adopted an EMR-based program to ensure systematic delirium screening of all inpatients and a workflow to promote optimal delirium management. Here’s how we did it and what we’ve learned so far.
In just the past decade or two, healthcare has undergone tremendous change. We don’t expect it to let up. The change will continue, and it has forced us to rethink the way that we educate the next generation of doctors.
OR preference cards are designed to help nurses prepare for procedures. But what happens when a glut of cards flood the system? Cleveland Clinic nurses tackled the task of standardizing OR preference cards.
Now that Cleveland Clinic is a few years into its ambitious care path initiative, common lessons are emerging. Here’s insightful advice from two experts who helped launch care paths in the Neurological Institute.
Cleveland Clinic is optimizing its electronic medical record by eliminating redundancies and including clinical decision support. It’s a time saver for nurses and a better experience for patients.
Pilot studies show Cleveland Clinic’s Spine Care Path reduced inappropriate interventions for acute back pain management while also reducing the cost per patient by more than half. The next step is to integrate with the EMR.
Nurses have grown accustomed to electronic charting. What happens when electronic medical record systems go down? Cleveland Clinic’s ACNO for Informatics offers five tips for paper documentation during EMR downtimes.
Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Florida are piloting a mobile app that allows them to document the delivery of medication using iPhones.
Medical students report that EMR documentation templates that include drop-down menus and areas for free-form text are useful for helping them learn.
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