10 More Powerful Ideas for Improving Patient Care

10 More Powerful Ideas for Improving Patient Care

by Maureen A. Bisognano, Paul E. Plsek, Paul Plsek, Dan Schummers
     
 

Unlike best practices that require years to yield beneficial results, the ideas in this book can be adopted and adapted by healthcare organizations today. Modeled after the publication 10 Powerful Ideas for Improving Patient Care, this book proposes 10 more ideas that will inspire leaders and have the capacity to transform practices. See more details below

Overview

Unlike best practices that require years to yield beneficial results, the ideas in this book can be adopted and adapted by healthcare organizations today. Modeled after the publication 10 Powerful Ideas for Improving Patient Care, this book proposes 10 more ideas that will inspire leaders and have the capacity to transform practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567932485
Publisher:
Health Administration Press
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
Executive Essentials Series
Edition description:
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXEC
Pages:
74
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Idea 1Harness creativity to stimulate innovative thinking6
Idea 2Give patients control14
Idea 3Use bundles to improve reliability21
Idea 4Map out patterns to bring about organizationwide change26
Idea 5Implement rapid response teams35
Idea 6Reconcile medications at every handoff43
Idea 7Develop patient itineraries51
Idea 8Measure bed turns and test changes to improve flow57
Idea 9Adopt acuity-adjustable beds and rooms62
Idea 10Learn to see67

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