Comprehensive Bundle of Strategies Improves Emergency Department Turnaround Time, Reduces Boarding Time and Patients Leaving Without Being Treated
A comprehensive bundle of process improvement strategies improved patient turnaround time in the emergency department, which in turn led to fewer patients leaving before being treated.
Annual Drive-Through Clinic Enhances Access to Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations for Seniors
Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Florida enhances access to influenza and pneumococcal vaccines by sponsoring a "drive-through" program each fall for seniors.
Creation of Unit-Based, Clinically Focused Nurse Leader Position Expedites Discharge, Improves Quality, and Reduces Turnover
A hospital created a new nursing position, the clinical resource nurse, to ensure continuity of care, facilitate care planning, coordinate with physicians, encourage adherence to evidence-based practices, and mentor less experienced nurses, leading to more timely discharges, fewer falls and pressure ulcers, lower nurse turnover, and higher patient, nurse, and physician satisfaction.
Palliative Care Brochures
These brochures that may help individuals and families facing the loss of a loved one.