Subject:                          Quest June 2017


UI Health Care’s continuous quest for the best patient safety, quality, and experience.


Monthly patient safety, quality, and patient experience updates from the Chief Medical Officer


Lean Improvement for Health Care

Operations Excellence promotes continuous improvement through a two-day training called Lean Improvement Model for Health Care. It's typically offered four times a year, but with so much success over the past decade, it will be offered six times in 2017.


Documenting shock  

Learn more about shock and how to properly document this life-threatening condition.


Patient Experience

Read this month’s newsletter, featuring:

·         C3 training to roll out next in the ED and 6RC/7RCN

·         Keys to success: Giving feedback to colleagues

·         Recent patient comments about listening


Hand hygiene adherence


·         Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa 2017, Friday, June 2

·         Voalte upgrade: See training schedule, only three days left

·         Mindfulness-based programs start next week


In case you missed it

·         May Good Catch Award winners: Lucy Buckett, RN, 3JPW; Rachel Dougherty, ARNP, NICU; Kim Frank, RN, Cancer Center; Joni Six, NA, 6JCP; Wenqing Sun, MD, PhD; Lorri Gunderson, RN; Amy Oldham, radiation therapist; and Stuart Pitman, PharmD 

·         Forbes magazine has again included UI Health Care in its annual listing of the nation’s top employers.

·         Congrats to our nurses who were honored as part of the 2017 “100 Great Iowa Nurses.”

·         Congrats to the new cohort of Executive Leadership Academy graduates.

·         Peggy Nopoulos, MD, has accepted the role of interim chair and department executive officer of the Department of Psychiatry, effective July 1.