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Care Coordination: A Renewed Focus
Care coordination has always been imperative in the healthcare industry, serving as a foundational center of medical practice for years. However, in the new healthcare environment, the topic is getting renewed attention as part of a widespread effort to help health systems better manage high-risk patients.
Curbing Patients’ Pain
The pain mentor program trains nurses to help manage patients in pain through pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods and serve as a resource to bedside nurses.
Nursing Conferences Benefit Staff and Patients
Cleveland Clinic encourages nurses to participate in conferences at the local, regional and national level.
Responsiveness Project: Tapping Teamwork and Accountability to Improve Patient Experience
Providing world-class cancer care can be demanding. With more than 46,000 inpatients treated at Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute in 2010 alone, Cancer Institute nurses understand this all too well.
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Going Green in the Lab Saves Money
Recycling isn’t just good for the earth—it can benefit a hospital’s bottom line, too.
Cleveland Clinic Nurse a Leader in MS Field
Marie Namey, MSN, RN, MSCN, has dedicated most of her nursing career to helping patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
“Take 5” Program Fosters Relationship-based Care
An exhausted mother of a patient in Fairview Hospital’s 24-bed Pediatric Medical-Surgical Unit shared her distress with a nurse. “I just want my baby to sleep,” said the mother, whose baby had hyperbilirubinemia.
Research: Three-Step Plan Reduces Patients’ Healthcare Needs After Hospitalization for Heart Failure
A new take on fluid management education by nurses can help keep patients at home and healthier.
The ‘Science’ of OR Staffing
Nurses apply science to patient care every day. But how often is a scientific approach applied to staffing? In the operating rooms at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, the answer is the same—every day.
Academy Helps Nurses Hone Leadership Skills
Nurse Manager Laurie Pustinger, BSN, RN, recently augmented her huddles with staff on the surgery/endoscopy unit at South Pointe Hospital. She added visuals related to a performance improvement initiative.