Healthcare in the U.S. is expensive and doesn’t always achieve the best outcomes. In this article, internists discuss how population health may help rectify this problem.
When faced with challenges, nurses don’t throw up their hands in frustration. They roll up their sleeves and solve problems. During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses at Cleveland Clinic find solutions to issues small and large.
Searching for IV pumps is a common problem among nursing units. Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital led a continuous improvement project to tackle the issue, make pumps readily available, and save time and money.
In December 2019 Lisa Yerian, MD, became Cleveland Clinic’s first Chief Improvement Officer. Learn how Dr. Yerian helped the health system develop its own improvement model and how she applies continuous improvement tools in her personal life too.
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After nearly five years at Press Ganey, James Merlino, MD, returns to Cleveland Clinic as its inaugural Chief Clinical Transformation Officer. In this article, Dr. Merlino explains how he will use his past experiences to help execute Cleveland Clinic’s bold strategic vision.
Our Neurological Institute paired cultural changes with visual schedule boards and frequent team huddles to drive ongoing improvement in operating room scheduling. This case study shares details and results.
When Cleveland Clinic set out to create an improvement model, problem-solving was the first place its CI team started. Dr. Lisa Yerian explains why this was the most logical place to begin — and the results that have followed.
Nurses are encouraged to publish at Cleveland Clinic. Here, nurses talk about sharing their knowledge and experience through writing.
The Joint Commission rarely identifies no “Requirements for Improvement” in its surveys of stroke centers. A stroke program leader shares how we achieved that result in our latest recertification review.
Continuous improvement needs to be not just as an ideal, but attainable and sustainable. Lisa Yerian, MD, Medical Director of Continuous Improvement, explains one proven model.