Every January, millions of people start the new year with good intentions, if not true resolutions. For the past 16 years, January has marked a different milestone for me – an uptick in organization activities related to the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® and a 10-month countdown to the annual ANCC Magnet Conference. The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic prevented me from attending the conference in person for the first time since 2003.
Beryl Case Study: Improved First Impressions at Your Front Door - Patient Ambassador Rounders Enhance the Patient Experience of a Busy Emergency Department
The introduction of an engaged and highly trained Patient Ambassador Rounding Program in the ED 24-hours a day for five days a week produced remarkable improvements in nine survey areas of patient experience in the ED of a large academic medical center.