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This How-to Guide describes innovative changes that hospitals tested and implemented to improve the work environment for their medical-surgical unit staff, including strategic applications of improved communication techniques across multiple disciplines, and two case studies demonstrating implementation of these changes.

Topic(s): Handoffs;Teamwork;Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);Communication;How-to Guides
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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One of the most promising changes developed as part of the Transforming Care at the Bedside initiative is “creating an ideal transition home” for patients who are being discharged from medical and surgical units within hospitals.

Topic(s): Transitions in Care;Congestive Heart Failure (CHF);Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);How-to Guides
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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This How-to Guide describes three improvement strategies for building improvement capability and engaging front-line staff in innovation on medical and surgical units; specifies practical changes that can be tested; and provides tips, tools, resources, and case studies of hospitals that have implemented many of the changes.

Topic(s): Improvement Capability;Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);Engage Front-Line Staff in Improvement;How-to Guides
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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This How-to Guide highlights four promising changes designed to reduce patient injury from falls on medical-surgical units; specifies practical step-by-step changes that can be tested; and provides tips, tools, resources, and case studies of hospitals that have implemented many of the changes.

Topic(s): Patient Safety;Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);How-to Guides;Falls Prevention - Inpatient
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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The goal of this How-to Guide is to significantly improve care and reduce readmissions for patients with congestive heart failure by reliably implementing the recommended components of care.

Topic(s): Transitions in Care;Engage Patients and Families in Care;Congestive Heart Failure (CHF);Patient Safety;Handoffs;Satisfaction: Patient and Family;Discharge Planning;Teamwork;Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);Palliative Care;Engage Front-Line Staff in Improvement;Engage Patients and Families in Improvement;Chronic Condition;Person- and Family-Centered Care;Communication;Efficiency and Waste Reduction;How-to Guides;Daily Goals;Patient Self-Management;Avoidable ED Visits;Reducing Readmissions
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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Transition nurses help smooth the transition home for congestive heart failure patients by remaining in contact for several weeks after discharge, and home telemonitoring helps patients manage their health. This dual approach has decreased hospitalization and readmission rates for heart failure patients.

Topic(s): Transitions in Care;Congestive Heart Failure (CHF);Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);Patient Self-Management;Reducing Readmissions
Last Modified Date:8/18/2011

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By describing the experience of hospitals within a larger conceptual framework for spread, this guide captures lessons learned to date about effective strategies for spreading Transforming Care at the Bedside practices, which may allow other organizations to spread effective and proven practices more easily.

Topic(s): Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);How-to Guides;Spreading Changes
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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This How-to Guide describes three improvement strategies to increase nurses' time in direct patient care; specifies practical changes that can be tested; and provides tips, tools, resources, and case studies of hospitals that have implemented many of the changes.

Topic(s): Workforce Satisfaction and Retention;Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB);How-to Guides
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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This two-day seminar will provide hospital care team members with strategies for transforming care on medical and surgical units. By learning to engage leaders at all levels, participants will be empowered to improve patient outcomes, increase staff vitality and retention, reduce inefficiencies in care processes, and engage patients and families to improve the experience of care.

Last Modified Date:8/24/2014

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Last Modified Date:7/7/2011