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From Planetree to Patient Experience – A CNOs Story

My early nursing career offered me a variety of care areas and work settings. Shortly after graduating with my BSN, I began my nursing career in Labor & Delivery at a hospital in downtown Omaha. While not as notorious as some other inner-city facilities in the country, it was a reality check and an often-stressful setting for a ‘farm-girl’ from rural Nebraska. My eyes were quickly opened by the cases that we saw in this trauma center caring for a diverse population.

Setting up a digital bedside shift report audit

Bedside shift report is an evidence-based practice designed to enhance communication with patients by including them in the handoff process from one care provider to another. Failures of communication during these transitions may result in patient harm, negative patient experiences and loss of trust in providers and/or the facility.

Innovations in Telemedicine Help People Regardless of Location
Recent innovations in technology have increased access to healthcare professionals for patients thousands of miles away.
Tackling Patient Safety with Safety Huddles
As we begin this year’s Patient Safety Week, we reflect upon the path our organizations have taken in our journey to provide safe care to patients, and we celebrate the advances in safety initiatives that have created a better patient experience.
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