Queen of the Valley Medical Center part of the Providence St. Joseph Health System in Napa, California, has shared strategies for quality improvement and patient safety.
Staff members at Queen of the Valley Medical Center are empowered to impact positive change in their departments, by reviewing...
One Organization's Readmission Reduction Best Practices
Thursday, June 14, 2018
The success Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, experienced readmission reduction is due to the regional approach.
This regional approach that is taken consists of:
Multidisciplinary Case Review—Includes provider specialist for cardiac and orthopedic readmission cases, with formulation of...
One Organization's S.A.F.E. Toileting Campaign
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Providence St. Joseph Health Mission Hospital—Mission Viejo and Mission Laguna Beach continues its journey to eliminate anticipated falls with harm. The Fall Prevention Taskforce analyzes unit-specific data on an ongoing basis to identify opportunities for improvement. When the hospital noted that...
One Organization's Readmissions Improvement Best Practices
Monday, June 4, 2018
Readmissions Improvement Best Practices Using Strategies from St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, California:
1. Risk Assessment is Completed (LACE* Assessment) on All Patients as Part of the Discharge Plan. Prior to discharge (DC), care coordinator meetings are held with patients and families about the...