Despite some of the most challenging conditions in recent history, nursing remains a career that, for some, satisfies a need to care for others, to use problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and to make a positive impact on the world.
Medical-surgical nursing is the largest nursing specialty in the U.S., yet it often gets overlooked. These nurses are the backbone of healthcare, providing care to an array of patients and in a variety of healthcare settings.
At Cleveland Clinic clinical questions ignite nursing research. And there is plenty of support to help nurses along the way to work on enhancing evidence-based practice and ensuring optimal patient care.
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.
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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.
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.