In some cases, improvements to the patient experience can actually lighten physicians' workload, said Ms. ... No matter if improvement of the patient experience is handled by a coordinator or an officer, Dr.
They talked about her late husband's bestselling book,“ When Breath Becomes Air,” and how seeing the health care system from the patient and family perspective can significantly change a ... This month's Success Story and Q&A both look at
Englander said. The team then talks to the program's transitional care nurse, Stephanie Peña, RN, who speaks with the patient about his or her experience with care, gathering information for ... Englander said.“ [Clinicians] are very supportive of
Initiatives that cut across individual diseases to address processes of care, patient experience, and functional outcomes may be more relevant to a greater proportion of the GIM population than disease-specific ... Total costs of the interventions did
was associated with less radiation exposure and a more positive patient experience, the study authors concluded. ... The only thromboembolic complication was 1 patient with transient ischemic attack (0.2%; 95% CI, 0% to 0.5%).
you worried about?’” said Terrell Smith, RN, director of patient and family engagement at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. ... In general, you can give news to the patient and the family members together, which is often
Severity of illness and patient satisfaction scores, obstructive sleep apnea, CA-UTI prevention, and more. ... this and future studies be used to design a care model to improve both outcomes and patient experience.
But with changes in the works from health care reform that will alter payment mechanisms, patient volume, and the job market itself, that need is more distinct than ever. ... Safety, convenience, aesthetics, the patient experience—and much more—were
resources. Many hospitals are continuing to improve and customize their wayfinding apps to improve the patient experience, said Mr. ... Until now, wayfinding apps have been mostly focused on the patient experience, but they are evolving into a more
We knew that if we gave people the right tools, their own relationships would be richer and an enhanced patient experience would follow.”. ... The second session, facilitated by staff in the patient experience department, included small-group