CALLING THE SHOTS

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      • Bedside Shift Reports Can Save Lives

        Published Nov 17 2017, 05:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • bedside shift report
        • Patient Safety
        • AHRQ
        • The Joint Commission

        Moving BSR from the nurse's station to the patient's bedside to improve safety.

      • Tools for Decreasing Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)

        Published Nov 15 2017, 05:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CLABSI
        • CDC
        • intensive care unit
        • AHRQ

        CLABSIs are costly, but preventable.

      • Costly, Deadly and Often Preventable. How Hospitals are Tackling Inpatient Falls

        Published Feb 23 2015, 07:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • nurses
        • patient falls
        • AHRQ
        • preventable illness
        • Fall prevention

        Fall prevention is a chief concern at hospitals across the country.

      • The Call for Care Coordination

        Published Sep 22 2014, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Care transitions
        • interdisciplinary care
        • AHRQ
        • patient handoffs
        • patient safety
        • ACO
        • accountable care organization
        • care coordination

        Strong interdisciplinary care—complete with effective care coordination—is gaining increased attention in today’s healthcare arena.

      • With Reimbursement on the Line, Hospitals Focus on Quality Upgrades

        Published Sep 01 2014, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • hospital-acquired conditions
        • ACA
        • AHRQ
        • healthcare-associated infections
        • Affordable Care Act
        • Medicare reimbursement
        • quality care

        The move to pay-for-performance reimbursement has sparked hospitals’ interest in improving quality of care.  

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