Our goal? To provide the best value (outcomes and cost) to our patients. Hear what efforts are underway at the Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute from Chairman Conor Delaney, MD, PhD, in our “The Short Answer” series.
Cleveland Clinic’s Nurse-led Legislative and Health Policy Council encourages advocacy in the local community, statewide and nationally. An ED nurse and Council leaders talk about their passion for quality patient care and helping to shape policy.
With sweeping changes in healthcare, Cleveland Clinic focuses on quality, access and affordability. Nurses are at the forefront as the system builds a new state-of-the-art hospital and welcomes a new system into its fold.
After only one year of operation, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has earned the Joint Commission International’s (JCI) prestigious Gold Seal of Approval® for hospital accreditation with a compliance score of 99 percent. The award is a global symbol of quality that reflects the organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
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When MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute wanted to better align its cardiac registry data repositories, it turned to Cleveland Clinic for guidance. Here’s how the collaboration unfolded — and its results so far.
In healthcare, there is constant vigilance over infection control programs. And, many caregivers don’t consider infection transmission from personal cell phones. Take caution with personal devices that you carry between work and home.
OR preference cards are designed to help nurses prepare for procedures. But what happens when a glut of cards flood the system? Cleveland Clinic nurses tackled the task of standardizing OR preference cards.
In today’s evolving healthcare environment, it’s becoming increasingly important to give nurses a voice in decision-making processes. Shared Governance is a professional practice model that helps ensure nurses are heard.
Cleveland Clinic NICUs reported zero CLABSIs for more than 365 days from late 2013 to late 2014. See how they achieved it — through fostering a culture of safety and ongoing quality improvement.
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital nurses’ recent Continuous Improvement initiative successfully standardized operating procedures and eliminated waste – resulting in improved patient experience scores and more.