How we helped an allied hospital achieve consistent improvements in on-time start rates for its cardiovascular procedures.
Guidelines abound for preventing surgical site infections (SSIs) in cardiac surgery, but individual programs may struggle with operationalizing generalized recommendations. Here’s how we help outside hospitals take a tailored approach to driving down SSIs.
Here’s how we used Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement methods and tools to help Nuvance Health improve the quality and efficiency of its cardiovascular registry data abstracting processes.
A multidisciplinary team in Surgical Services has fostered a culture of continuous improvement, leading to dozens of enhancements and an engaged staff.
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Cleveland Clinic’s Administrative Director of Continuous Improvement provides four tips for starting a culture of improvement in healthcare technology.
For nearly two decades, our multidisciplinary Advisory Services team has been helping external healthcare organizations improve their clinical, quality and operational performance in cardiovascular care.
Healthcare in the U.S. is expensive and doesn’t always achieve the best outcomes. In this article, internists discuss how population health may help rectify this problem.
When faced with challenges, nurses don’t throw up their hands in frustration. They roll up their sleeves and solve problems. During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses at Cleveland Clinic find solutions to issues small and large.
Searching for IV pumps is a common problem among nursing units. Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital led a continuous improvement project to tackle the issue, make pumps readily available, and save time and money.
In December 2019 Lisa Yerian, MD, became Cleveland Clinic’s first Chief Improvement Officer. Learn how Dr. Yerian helped the health system develop its own improvement model and how she applies continuous improvement tools in her personal life too.