Transforming Care at the Bedside How-to Guide: Creating an Ideal Transition Home for Patients with Heart Failure

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Transforming Care at the Bedside How-to Guide: Creating an Ideal Transition Home for Patients with Heart Failure

Description

Transforming Care at the Bedside is a national program designed to improve the quality and safety of patient care on medical and surgical units, to increase the vitality and retention of nurses, and to improve the effectiveness of the entire care team.

This how-to guide includes the following information:

  • Four key components of an ideal transition home and individual changes that can be tested
  • A practical step-by-step sequence of activities to assist staff in testing and adapting many of the proposed changes
  • Tools, resources, practical “real-world” tips, examples from hospitals, and case studies of hospitals that have implemented many of the changes proposed in this guide

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Developer:

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Funding Sources:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Institute for Healthcare Improvement

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: November 2007
Last Updated: 11/09/11

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