to hear your ideas for new ways to innovate and enhance our patient
safety, quality, and experience. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may discuss your
idea in this newsletter!
you missed it, congrats to Stephanie Specht, RN, BSN, of UI Stead
Family Childrenıs Hospital, Level 9, on being voted this yearıs
Great Catch Award winner!
celebrated National Patient Safety Week April 9 to 13, which saw
great interest at the information table and in our first-ever mock
patient room. Employees were asked to identify safety issues for a
chance to win a Kindle.
worth your time: 20 seconds to save lives.
transporting patients, please remind everyone involved that the
Ticket-to-Ride documentation needs to get to the receiving staff
member. It is important for patient care and is also a HIPAA breach
if it is left unattended in a public area of the
examples of conflicting documentation, which can lead to incomplete
or inaccurate hospital coding and erroneous documentation-related
a hospital interpreter, gives some tips to providers on
working with an interpreter.
Services offers Cyracom to Spanish- and French-speaking
patients and families after 5 p.m. on weekdays and 24/7 on
Sunday, May 6, Catholic Sunday Mass will be held in the Meditation
Room in University of Iowa Stead Family Childrenıs Hospital (Level
12), still at 3:30 p.m. and now televised on channel
"Nurses explained things (equipment, schedule, etc.)
thoroughly and patiently" to ³Did not get food for 24 hrs.
because no one explained the orderı system.²