A new 19-bed cardiovascular ICU opened in March at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus featuring innovative design elements that benefit both patients and caregivers.
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.
Obtaining fluid intake and output is part of basic patient care, but it can be overlooked when nurses are busy. Med-surg nurses at Cleveland Clinic’s Fairview Hospital created a simulation to show the importance of I&Os.
A nurse-led project at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus targeted OR-acquired pressure injuries through a combination of educational programs and a perioperative skin care task force.
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It’s stressful for parents of NICU patients to leave their side. Cleveland Clinic’s three NICUs installed NicView® cameras so parents can view live online streaming of their babies on phones, tablets and computers.
Cleveland Clinic’s Fairview Hospital is piloting a program where volunteer visitors spend quality time with patients providing social and cognitive stimulation.
The pediatric PACU at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus changed its workflow related to postoperative pain orders and reduced patient length of stay by 23 percent.
A multidisciplinary team including nurses devises an education strategy to decrease 30-day readmission rates for patients discharged from the inpatient hepatology service at Cleveland Clinic.
Night shift nurses start their own shared governance council, meeting monthly from 8–11 p.m. Increases are anticipated in off-shift nurse satisfaction and engagement.
Shannon Pengel has been named ACNO for Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. In a dual-ACNO role, Pengel will aim to create a continuous improvement environment that promotes innovative patient care delivery.