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Improving Communication in the Clinical Environment Through Bedside Shift Report (BSR): A Quality Improvement Project
Effective communication is required during the handoff process to ensure essential patient information is relayed for continuity and quality of care. The author conducted a quality improvement initiative at a 380 bed acute ...
Improving Patient Satisfaction with Nursing Communication in an Acute Care Setting
Organizational Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and System (HCAHPS) survey results provided evidence to indicate the need for improvement in nursing communication with patients in the telemetry unit. ...
Interprofessional Collaboration: A Healthcare Professional's Duty
Abstract Today’s patients have complex healthcare needs and require more than one discipline to address issues regarding health status. As care needs become more complex, delivery processes involve numerous interfaces ...
Bridging the Gap in the Continuum of Care for Spine Surgery Patients: A Quality Improvement Project
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the inadequate communication between patient settings and the practice settings, review the literature regarding communication and risks of readmission for spine surgery patients, ...
A Quality Improvement Plan to Decrease Acute Care Transfers through Better Staff Communication about Status Changes Among Assisted Living Residents
Elderly residents of assisted living facilities (ALFs) are generally frail and may have multiple comorbidities (National Center for Assisted Living, 2010). Inadequate communication of changes in resident status precludes ...