Following a three-year journey, Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital joins a prestigious list of healthcare organizations to be honored as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.
Nearly 30 Cleveland Clinic nurses and surgical technologists participated in the organization’s second near-total face transplant last fall. The procedure required a lot of advance planning and care coordination.
Nurses on all units at Cleveland Clinic’s Marymount Hospital gather four times a day to coordinate patient care. The goal is to enhance patient safety and satisfaction.
Using a decade of research on falls in cancer patients, a Cleveland Clinic nurse developed a tool for predicting falls risks. It could help reduce the number of falls in hospitalized patients.
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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.
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.
Consistency and collaboration are shaping prevention and treatment efforts for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) at Cleveland Clinic. This is no small task, as the health system consists of a main campus, numerous local community hospitals, one Florida hospital and post-acute care services. That’s where the Wound Care Affinity Group comes in, a group of wound-care focused nurses throughout the system.
After a fall with injury at Medina Hospital, nurses develop interactive falls prevention education that creates awareness and fosters patient safety throughout the Cleveland Clinic health system.
With opiate addiction on the rise, hospitals are seeing more pregnant moms battling addiction. A conference hosted by nurses at Fairview Hospital offered valuable insight into treating these families and babies.