Best Practices

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2014Christus Santa Rosa Five Star ServiceChristus Santa Rosa Health System, San Antonio, TXPatient SatisfactionProcess Improvement
2014Low-Cost Transitional Care with Nurse Managers Making Mostly Phone Contact with Patients Cut Hospitalization at a VA Hospital William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WIPatient Safety / Infection RatesCase ManagementVA
2014Age of Blood: Reducing the Age of Red Blood Cells and Transfusion in Critically Ill and Trauma PatientsLandstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, GermanyPatient Safety / Infection RatesProcess ImprovementInternal Communications
2014Using TeamSTEPPS to Improve Interdisciplinary Communication and Teamwork in the Operating RoomLandstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, GermanyPatient Safety / Infection RatesPractice GuidelinesProcess Improvement
2014Intrahospital Emergency Personnel TransportJohns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MDPatient Safety / Infection RatesProcess Improvement
2014Hourly Rounding Skills Lab and Their Impact on the HCAHPS ScoresBaptist Health System, San Antonio, TXPatient SatisfactionProcess Improvement
2014The Power of ONE: A Communication and Engagement StrategyOchsner Health System, New Orleans, LAInternal CommunicationsProcess Improvement
2014The Bridge: Naval Hospital Oak Harbor's Answer to Disparately Accessed Health InformationNaval Hospital Oak Harbor, Oak Harbor, WAITInternal CommunicationsProcess Improvement
2014Minimizing Anesthesia Emergence Delirium in Combat Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderBayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, LAPatient Safety / Infection RatesPractice GuidelinesProcess Improvement
2014Pharmaceutical and Regulated Waste Reduction at Tripler Army Medical CenterTripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HICost SavingsProcess Improvement
2014Johns Hopkins ACG System Application: Leveraging Predictive Analysis to Manage Providers and PatientsWalter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MDCase ManagementCost SavingsQuality
2013Prescription Synchronization in the Medical Home Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WAPractice GuidelinesPatient SatisfactionPatient Safety / Infection Rates
2013Electronic Access to Expert Medical Knowledge: Bringing Mayo's Expert Medical Knowledge to the World Mayo Clinic, Rochester MNExpanding ServicesQualityPatient Communication
2013Cutting Down on Colstridium Difficile James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home, TNPatient Safety / Infection RatesVAProcess Improvement
2013Executive Staff and Clinical Director Morning Huddle Quality Focus St. Luke's Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, TXInternal CommunicationsProcess Improvement
2013Tripler Army Medical Center's "New" Patient Process through Correct Coding of New Patients as New Patients Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HICodingCost SavingsProcess Improvement
2013Continuous Process Improvement's Impact in Healthcare Facilities Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MDProcess ImprovementCost Savings
2013Impact of "m"obile Care (mCare) on Patient Care Fort Gordon, Augusta, GAeHealthPatient Communication
2013The Virtual Kiosk System (VIOSK) and its Impact on IM/IT Device Cost Savings and Staff Productivity Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TXITCost Savings
2013The Johns Hopkins Medicine Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MDPatient Safety / Infection RatesPractice GuidelinesInternal Communications
2013Collaborative care: Setting the Care Plan Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, WAProcess ImprovementPatient FlowPatient Communication
2012The Johns Hopkins Medicine Access Initiative: Measuring Impact Using a Downstream Revenue Analysis Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MDAccess to CareCost Savings
2012Department of Primary Care Nurse Greeting Center in the Emergency Department Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, COPatient FlowPatient Satisfaction
2012Congestive Heart Failure Readmission Strategies Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TXCase ManagementCost Savings
2012Evidence based Blood Product Utilization Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TXPractice GuidelinesCost Savings
2012MiCare: Personal Health Record Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WAeHealthPatient SatisfactionPatient Communication
2012"Yellow Card" Patient Transfer Identifier University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TXPatient FlowPatient Wait TimeCost Savings
2012Reducing Surgical Site Infection at the VA Western New York Healthcare System VA Western New York Healthcare System, Buffalo, NYPatient Safety / Infection RatesPractice GuidelinesProcess Improvement
2012North Central Baptist Hospital Adult Emergency Department Split Flow Operations Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TXPatient FlowPatient SatisfactionPatient Wait Time
2012Baptist Health System Primary Stroke Center Program Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TXAccess to CareExpanding ServicesCost Savings
2012Single Use Medical Device reprocessing and impact on Cost Avoidance Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TXCost SavingsPatient Safety / Infection Rates
2012Case Management Re-admission Strategy Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TXCase ManagementInternal CommunicationsPractice Guidelines
2011Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) Social Media Initiative and Strategy AFMOA, San Antonio, TXSocial MediaPatient Communication
2011Service Line Cost Management Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OHProcess ImprovementCost Savings
2011Patient Self-Service Appointment Check-in Kiosks Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MDITPatient Flow
2011Pacific Asynchronous TeleHealth System Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HIeHealthAccess to CareCost Savings
2011My HealtheVet Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OReHealthITVA
2011Centralized Referral Office Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, KYAccess to CareProcess ImprovementVA
2011E-Pharmacy Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CAITProcess ImprovementPatient Wait Time
2011Compensation and Pension Examinations Erie VA Medical Center, Erie, PAAccess to CareVA
2011Pre-Employment Talent Based Assessments and Their Impact of Voluntary and Total Employee Turnover Rates Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TXPersonnelProcess ImprovementCost Savings
2011Compensation and Pension Examinations: Determinant the Right Combination of Resources to address Cost, Quality, and Access Huntington VA Medical Center, Huntington, WVAccess to CareVACost Savings