Children with medical complexity represent less than 1 percent of U.S. kids but up to 33 percent of pediatric healthcare spending. Here’s a new clinic aimed at meeting their needs more effectively and efficiently.
The music therapy program at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital has taken off. An assistant nurse manager and the music therapist will share evidence of the program’s success at the 2015 ANCC National Magnet Conference®.
Of course, intelligence is valuable in getting through life and achieving one’s goals. But, having the courage and faith to be persistent is vital to leaving a true and lasting legacy.
Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital implemented a reading program in its NICU to improve family bonding, decrease parental stress and increase auditory stimulation in premature infants.
A multisensory therapy room redirects the focus of patients and draws them into a more comforting environment. It proves successful at providing relief for dementia patients as well as loved ones and caregivers.
Cleveland Clinic is the first major academic medical center to publish patient-written reviews of individual doctors, a move intended to force doctors to focus even more on patient satisfaction.
Cleveland Clinic’s sixth annual Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit offered much discussion surrounding the global patient experience movement, including a number of notable takeaways for nurses.
A national survey shows that cancer patients want more information about their disease and convenient, comprehensive care. Their preferences and priorities will influence cancer treatment and practice standards.
Cleveland Clinic has taken steps to bring well-equipped emergency teams to patients, whether in their homes or at large events. And the system has upgraded facilities to be ready for potential threats.
Cancer patients’ psychosocial issues merit as much attention as do other aspects of their treatment. Find out how Cleveland Clinic approaches evidence-based interventions.