In healthcare, there is constant vigilance over infection control programs. And, many caregivers don’t consider infection transmission from personal cell phones. Take caution with personal devices that you carry between work and home.
Documentation During EMR Downtimes
Nurses have grown accustomed to electronic charting. What happens when electronic medical record systems go down? Cleveland Clinic’s ACNO for Informatics offers five tips for paper documentation during EMR downtimes.
Mobile App Makes It Easy to Deliver Meds
Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Florida are piloting a mobile app that allows them to document the delivery of medication using iPhones.
Systemwide Program Puts Nurses at the Forefront of Trialing New Ideas, Technologies and Processes
Ideas 2 Innovation initiative invites bedside nurses to be leaders of transformation in care when it comes to making improvements for people, processes, outcomes and technology.
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Strategic Web Communications Unify Nurses Across Continents
Five years ago Cleveland Clinic’s nurse leaders came together to overhaul the nursing intranet site. Today it is a dynamic site that prompts an average of 16,000 visits a week from nurses across the system. It is the central location for the latest news and need-to-know information, and it is helping to drive nurse engagement and patient care. It is a place for leadership dialogue and two-way communication with nurses from all locations.
Nurses at Forefront of Trialing New Ideas
New I2I program creates a living laboratory for nurses. Nurses can complete product evaluations, quality initiatives and research trials of nursing practices or devices and disseminate results across the system for nursing care.