NEWS AND EVENTS
October 2, 2013
Hospitals work very hard at keeping patients safe. Yet across the continuum of care, no where are patients more vulnerable than at transition points, when they move from one level of care to another. The potential for poor outcomes following a transition is frightening: discharging patients to another facility that is not prepared to their medical needs, or sending them home without adequate instruction and resources, can land them in the emergency department, sicker than ever.
September 23, 2013
Ami Bhatt, Ph.D., adjunct assistant professor at American Sentinel University, recently received the Excellence in Mentoring award from Western Governors University, where she is a full-time nursing faculty member.
September 17, 2013
In hospitals, the expanding accountability for patient satisfaction is creating a need for new leadership roles, as high-level executives realize the need to “operationalize” the patient experience mission. Nurses are well poised to move into the new executive position of chief experience officer (CXO).