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Nursing taps into technology and its health unit coordinators (HUCs) on the cancer units for help in its Responsiveness Project. These efforts to respond to patient call-lights leads to greater patient satisfaction.
Art and music therapy help patients in the pediatric psychiatry unit at Cleveland Clinic’s Fairview Hospital express themselves and learn coping skills.
Pediatric oncology nurses on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus expanded infusion services beyond cancer patients. Now they also treat rheumatology, genetics, neurology, cardiology and nephrology patients.
Nurses at Cleveland Clinic offer inpatient classes to help people cope with chronic conditions. Patients with heart failure and those who underwent lung transplants have benefitted greatly.
A nurse practitioner at Cleveland Clinic’s Medina Hospital coordinates care for patients at its Heart Failure Clinic. The holistic care she provides has contributed to extremely low readmission rates for her patients.
The nursing leadership team at Cleveland Clinic rely on monthly “High Five Calls” to communicate important initiatives, programs and messages to front-line staff.