When nurses at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital were skipping meal breaks, the Retention Council initiated a continuous improvement project to find solutions.
Daily tiered huddles at the hospitals open the lines of communication from nursing staff to executive management ensuring that critical issues get immediate attention.
We share examples of how our continuous improvement team helps partner organizations adopt a systematic, data-driven, communication-focused approach to drive sustained change.
Nurses implement continuous improvement projects so they can be more prepared when medical emergency response teams are called on to save lives.
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A nurse-led CI project did a thorough audit of the barriers to purposeful hourly rounding, and led to real solutions to improve the process.
Supplies from swabs to syringes are critical to patient care, but sometimes they aren’t readily available and unused supplies often go to waste. Three units at Cleveland Clinic share their strategies to save on supplies.
From the importance of APRNs in healthcare transformation to the advantages of team-based Chronic Care Clinics, success stories and best practices, ECNO Kelly Hancock shares highlights from the 9th Annual Nursing Leadership Summit.
While suggestion boxes are well intended, they often get ignored. Nurses at Cleveland Clinic have devised a method to get suggestions and solutions, plus pair them with their Kaizen continuous improvement process.
Team of more than 100 nurses identifies inefficiencies and makes improvements that have been successfully incorporated into standard operating procedures. Survey scores improve.