Inspired by Rear Admiral June Ryan, a special guest at Cleveland Clinic’s 10th Annual Nursing Leadership Summit, Cleveland Clinic nurses have started sharing what they are grateful for at shift changes.
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.
As we aim to have zero serious safety events in Cleveland Clinic hospitals and and outpatient facilities, a protocol we call “Start Strong and Finish Strong” keeps all of our clinical teams in check.
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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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.
In today’s high-demand healthcare environment, we need a culture of service excellence and patient-centered nursing strategies to humanize care and integrate quality, safety and service.
From barriers to implementation to how to apply patient- and family-centered care to daily nursing practice, Interim ACNO of Nursing Quality and Practice, Deborah Small, shares her recommendations.
Nurses on a cardiothoracic step-down unit at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus created a simple educational tool to reduce patient falls that has since been implemented throughout the healthcare system.
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.
For the first time, Cleveland Clinic is offering its Vascular Access class to non-Cleveland Clinic caregivers. The in-depth, four-hour class explores knowledge and skills needed for patient safety, CLABSI prevention, and more.