A streamlined, customizable discharge checklist with teach-back questions aims to ensure that patients leave with a clear understanding of next steps and what to watch out for.
What It Takes To Achieve Magnet Recognition: A Closer Look at the 5 Magnet Model Components
Embracing and operationalizing the five Magnet Model components. A closer look at the journey.
Achieving Excellence in Nursing Quality and Patient Safety
ACNO of Advanced Practice Nursing and Nursing Quality & Practice Meredith Lahl-Foxx offers a few thoughts on how nurse leaders can help nursing caregivers improve care quality and patient safety.
Nursing and the Journey to High Reliability
With a consistent influence on two foundational components of high reliability environments – quality and safety – nurses can impact interprofessional collaboration and propel team-based care.
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A Q&A on High Reliability
This concept of high reliability, once the purview of the airline industry and other high-risk organizations, has become more important in healthcare in the last five+ years.
High Reliability: Partnering Together to Transform Care
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.
New Cleveland Clinic Nursing Quality Application and Unit Review Dashboard Streamline Data Entry, Review
Thanks to a new Nursing Quality Application and Unit Review Dashboard, Cleveland Clinic nurse leaders can now access and measure all of the health system’s pertinent nursing quality data and more, from one convenient location.
A Bundled Approach to Reducing Nuisance Telemetry Alarms
A quality research study looked at differences in the rates of nuisance alarms between two 34-bed units – one using usual telemetry alarm management and the other using a bundled telemetry alarm intervention. Results are promising.
‘All In’ with Successful Hand Hygiene Program
In 2016, Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital achieved 95 percent hand hygiene compliance, due in large part to a clever hand hygiene campaign. This Quality effort led by a nurse is now a best practice.