Experienced nurse leader, Ruthann Gavrilescu, is taking on the unique role of Senior Director of Nursing for Cleveland Clinic’s newly created and highly innovative population health unit.
In this Q&A, ACNO Kristine Adams shares her thoughts about care coordination, the future of population health management, and how care management and transitions of care lead to population health improvements.
Updates to Cleveland Clinic’s Nurse on Call program benefit patients, facilitate care coordination 24/7, and allow nurses to practice to the top of their licensure.
An accountability culture is the way of the future. It’s achieved by providing care that is meaningful to the patient, promotes health, prevents disease, and manages transitions across the continuum. Or, care that is integrated and coordinated.
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According to Cleveland Clinic ECNO Kelly Hancock and her nursing leadership team, if nursing organizations focus on nursing practice, education/development, care delivery and technology – they should be poised for success in 2016.
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.
Care coordination has always been imperative in the healthcare industry, serving as a foundational center of medical practice for years. However, in the new healthcare environment, the topic is getting renewed attention as part of a widespread effort to help health systems better manage high-risk patients.