Plummeting rates of ED visits for suicidal ideation and overall behavioral health in a new Cleveland Clinic study are a wake-up call to providers and the public at large.
Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital created multi-sensory environment rooms on adult behavioral health units to reduce patient anxiety and agitation.
The sources and forms of provider anxiety and stress are many, but strategies for resilience are available. They start with overcoming caregiver concerns about stigma for seeking support.
A nursing task force at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital created guidelines to quickly identify behavioral health patients in the emergency department and facilitate appropriate continuity of care.
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Nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness. Cleveland Clinic nurses are being trained on how to deal with unexpected behavioral health issues so they can stay safe.
Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital CNO Deborah Small and two other nurses will share details on the development, implementation and outcomes of a new safety rounding app for behavioral health at the ANCC Magnet Conference®.
Implementing the use of smartphones for safety check rounding in Behavioral Health was a team effort and it’s paying off with greater efficiency and attention to patients.
Some behavioral health disorders demand diverging from standard outpatient treatment models to best meet patients’ needs. Here are three examples of how that can translate to outcome benefits.
Pediatric anxiety treatments need to combine cognitive behavioral therapies, parent training and medication. Cleveland Clinic is developing collaborative treatments that involve parents and the child’s other providers.
Pediatric hospital providers should routinely monitor patients for delirium, especially those who are at higher risk while undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit, surgical services or pediatric neurology services.