The celebration of Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and connection. It also is statistically one of the highest dates for engagements to happen. When you translate that to the world of healthcare, how then do you engage the hearts of those you lead on a daily basis when our traditions seem to be a once-a-year event?
How does the performance of your referral sources impact your outcomes? Turns out … a lot. If you want to gain a better understanding of a hospital’s performance, The Leapfrog Group is a resource to consider checking out.
To build a courageous pathway for their organizations, long-term care leaders need to have a clear vision of what they want the future to be — for themselves and those they want to lead. Then, they have to remove what appears to be “fabricated evidence” that tends to snap a person back into usual patterns or decisions.
My first experience dealing with impaired practice in the healthcare setting came when I was a young nurse. I just passed my boards and was still a novice nurse in my practice. The situation was layered in complexity and safety issues.
The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel recently made significant updates to the definitions and staging system for pressure ulcers to reflect the latest evidence and trending practice changes. Notably, “pressure ulcer” has been changed to the more precise “pressure injury.”