In 2018, Cleveland Clinic instituted tiered huddles to empower caregivers and improve quality system-wide. Tier 2 huddles allow managers and directors, often from multiple disciplines, to prepare for the day.
Miguel Regueiro, MD, the recently appointed chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Department, shares some thoughts on patient care, leadership and the future of healthcare.
New unit designed to get patients admitted faster has enhanced patient care and made it easier for nurses.
Heart failure and stepdown units of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute have been testing electrocardiogram technology.
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Cleveland Clinic’s Quality Alliance Network Navigation Team is helping connect patients with the services they need within the insurance network.
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital instituted delirium prevalence rounds last year. Since then, bCAM positive 30-day readmission rates have dropped significantly.
Delirium is grossly under recognized in hospitals. Nurses on a neuromedicine unit at Cleveland Clinic created a multi-pronged approach to recognizing delirium and improving patient care and outcomes.
Cleveland Clinic has 50 care coordinators embedded in primary care practices who help patients manage chronic conditions, connect to resources, schedule health screenings and, ultimately, take control of their healthcare.
Nurses implement continuous improvement projects so they can be more prepared when medical emergency response teams are called on to save lives.
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.