New Hampshire

Innovations

24-Hour Inpatient Pulse Oximetry Monitoring Reduces Rescue Events and Intensive Care Unit Transfers 02/11/14

Most inpatient units at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center use round-the-clock monitoring via a pulse oximetry system that recognizes the early signs of deterioration in patients. Tracking blood...

Shared Decision Making for Breast Cancer Patients Leads to High Levels of Patient Satisfaction, and Comfort With Decisions and Treatment Preferences 04/14/10

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center fully integrates shared decision making into breast cancer care through the Center for Shared Decision Making, which proactively contacts breast cancer patients...

Multifaceted Program Reduces Decision-to-Incision Time and Increases Rate of On-time Starts for Emergency Cesarean Deliveries 09/16/09

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, a small, rural facility, implemented a multifaceted quality improvement project to reduce the length of time between the decision to perform an emergency cesarean...

Standardized Order Forms, Reminders, and Prompt Performance Feedback Increase Compliance With Joint Commission Community-Acquired Pneumonia Core Measures 06/04/09

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center implemented a set of strategies to ensure that all patients with community-acquired pneumonia receive recommended care as measured by The Joint Commission/...

Exercise and Nutrition Program Helps Individuals With Serious Mental Illness Develop Healthier Lifestyles, Improve Fitness and Mental Well-Being 01/08/09

Monadnock Family Services, a community mental health agency, created InSHAPE (Self Health Action Plan for Empowerment), a motivational health promotion and physical fitness program for adults with...

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