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Post-Acute Care SIBR rounds wins award

Post-Acute Care SIBR Rounds 1Unit has extended our expertise in high-quality patient centered care to post-acute settings (PAC). Once again, we’re seeing significant opportunities for improvement in patient care. Innovations in quality improvement, teamwork and patient centered care, are often not designed for PAC settings. In fact, we think post-acute care is an often forgotten […]

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ACU care model on ACE unit improves communication and patient care quality

Key Concept ACUs improve communication and patient care quality. Background A single site study examining the ACU care model with SIBR rounds in an Aged Care for the Elderly Unit. The authors used a mixed methods approach and examined the perceptions of nurses, therapists, patient care technicians and social workers.  The survey was administered to […]

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UHC Case Study

UHC ACU Case Study The University Health Consortium completed an ACU case study based on an early implementation of the ACU® care model. The case study uses UHC’s expected mortality data to gauge ACU impact on mortality. Additional data was provided by the facility about: discharges to hospice, length of stay, hypo- and hyper- glycemic […]

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Nursing Change of Shift

Nursing Change of Shift Image from the 1Unit Nursing Change of Shift Training Manual Change of Shift Huddle highlighting key information from previous shift. 1Unit’s Nursing Change of Shift program focuses on key nursing shift change processes such as change of shift huddle and bedside handover. Optimizing these processes can help staff to ensure more […]

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Goals of Care Conversations

Goals of Care Conversations The United States spends approximately 25 percent of Medicare on the 5% of patients in their final year. Unfortunately, most of this care does not have a significant benefit to the patient’s well-being. The United States is also not alone, with the Netherlands and Switzerland showing similar rates of expenditure. 1Unit’s […]

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ACU Pediatrics care model

ACU Pediatrics care model SIBR Pediatric Training Manual: SIBR team at bedside 1Unit’s flagship program, the Accountable Care Unit care model optimized for a pediatric setting. Understanding the needs of pediatric patients and families is key to supporting them through challenging in-hospital care. The ACU® pediatric care model ensures the patient is the center of […]

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Helping Victoria’s health services respond to serious clinical incidents

Health services will be able to draw on independent expertise when reviewing serious clinical incidents, under a new Safer Care Victoria proposal. Source

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Nationwide support for Queensland patient safety and quality reporting proposal

Federal and State health ministers agreed with a proposal by Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick at the COAG Health Council to work towards standardising patient safety and quality reporting data in all public and private hospitals. Source

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Queensland push for overhaul of nationwide patient safety reporting

All Australians would have access to patient safety and quality reporting data in all public and private hospitals under a push by Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick to standardise the reporting across the country. Source

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$5.8 million boost for South West hospital and health services

South West Queensland residents will continue to receive high quality health care and hospital treatment with a $5.8 million funding boost to the South West Hospital and Health Service as part of the 2017-18 State Budget. Source

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