Subject:                          Quest June 2017

 

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

Quest

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

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Quality

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

Safety

Hand hygiene adherence

Events

·         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.

 

 

 

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