patient safety, quality, and service excellence updates from the Chief
education specialists Adriana McMullan Moreno and Janelle Hansen in new
about learning and understanding
Award winner Scott Leaverton, with a visit from Herky
Excellence training, March 9 and 10, with transportation information
All Service Star
Let data determine your destiny
the 2BT process improvement team to develop a deeper understanding of the
issues hindering patient discharge and generated appropriate, specific
actions to improve discharge times. Read
more about 2BT’s efforts (PDF).
implementation of ICD-10, there has been an increased need to document
specificity related to many diagnoses. Debridement is defined as the
removal of nonviable material, foreign bodies, and poorly healing tissue
from a wound. Read
more about documenting debridement.
Patient privacy reminder
I add a diagnosis or scan documents into my own health record? Learn
more specifics about accessing your own record.
Patient Safety Awareness Week
The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)
will celebrate Patient Safety Awareness Week March 13 to 19, 2016. The
theme this year is United
for Patient Safety.
NTM exposure follow-up
total of 283 patients contacted UI Hospitals and Clinics after being
notified of possible exposure to NTM bacterium from heater-cooler devices
used during certain surgeries. Read
Hand hygiene adherence