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.
Innovation is for everyone – it’s also an important part of a nurse’s professional responsibility. ECNO Kelly Hancock shares why every nurse should attend Cleveland Clinic’s 6th Annual Nursing Innovation Summit!
Nurses implement continuous improvement projects so they can be more prepared when medical emergency response teams are called on to save lives.
We know that prolonged immobilization of patients can lead to poor patient outcomes. This led nurses at Cleveland Clinic Euclid Hospital to do a study on the use of dedicated mobility technicians.
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The nation’s top doctor-managed hospitals’ quality scores are 25 percent higher than manager-run hospitals. A trained physician leader who has “walked the walk” can keep focus on patients while encouraging innovation.
A nurse-led study examined the link between hospital window views and clinical outcomes, considering whether rooms with a view of nature, buildings or the sky affect factors ranging from perceived health to length-of-stay.
A study by a Cleveland Clinic nurse scientist asks nurses to make clinically based predictions about patient outcomes, then reconcile, reflect and learn from those predictions. The process has potential as a teaching tool.