At the American Organization of Nurse Executives 2016 annual conference, nurse leaders share how they are expanding nursing care across the care continuum, to the great benefit of both patients and institutions.
CNOs rank evidence-based practice low on their priority lists even though its use is necessary to achieve their top goals of improving quality and safety. OSU's CNO shares specifics on how nurse execs can build EBP-friendly cultures.
Nurse leaders may believe in the power of evidence-based practices, but more than 50% say EBP is practiced at their organizations "not at all" or "somewhat." The way forward is to quantitatively demonstrate value, says one advocate.
A University of Missouri project is reducing avoidable hospitalizations by shifting the culture, processes, and systems at 16 unique facilities. It's benefitting hospitals and health systems as well as nursing facilities.
Hoping to counter stress and compassion fatigue, one hospital has created private spaces for its nurses to process their emotions before returning to their patients, refocused. At least one study links better nursing environments to...
The CNIO of Carolinas HealthCare System talks about the benefits of clinical documentation optimization, the challenges of change management, and the importance of leveraging technology to raise job satisfaction among RNs....
Yale New Haven Hospital's nurse SWAT team goes beyond just responding to changes in patients' status. It uses predictive data to anticipate problems, and intervenes at the earliest signs of decompensation.