2017 Pathway Award® winner: UHCC employs Pathway to Excellence® standards and technology to facilitate safe, face-to-face hand-offs
Melissa Bates, DNP, RN, CDE; Steven McPherson, BSN, RN; and Jane McCurley, DNP, MBA, RN
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The American Nurses Credentialing Center partners with sponsor Cerner to annually confer the $25,000 Pathway Award® to a Pathway to Excellence®-designated organization that demonstrates innovation and technology to enhance and enrich a positive practice environment for nurses. Twice Pathway- designated Union Hospital of Cecil County (UHCC) won the 2017 Pathway Award for its proposal titled “Every Hand-Off Face-to-Face.” One year later, this column describes UHCC’s efforts to improve hand-off communication with the implementation of electronic video technology.
The authors would like to acknowledge Katie Boston Leary, Alex Wells, Joan Realdine, Mike Walker, Kerry Delasandro, Chris Lenz, Anne Lara, Erica Moretz, Devon Smith, and Jerry Miller for their contribution.
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|Publisher||Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.|
|Citation||Bates, M., McPherson, S., & McCurley, J. (2018). 2017 Pathway Award® winner. Nursing Management, 49(6), 10-13. doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000533777.06920.03|
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