After a change project centered on an electronic plan of care fell flat, Albany Medical Center's clinical informatics specialist took nurse end-users' feedback seriously and embarked on a mission to improve their perception of the...
Post-acute care providers can help hospitals prevent readmissions. But it will take a change in perspective and the formation of partnerships among care settings to improve patient care along a continuum.
Mental illness often overlaps with medical illness. In an acute care setting, which group of providers should lead the patient's care? Nurses are natural integrators, but can't do it without support from leadership.
The use of interim nurse leaders is common, but information on how-to help them transition to their roles is not. Mayo Clinic's nurse administrator Dale Pfrimmer shares advice on how to support interim leaders.