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Hospital System ACU Visioning Session

Hospital System ACU Visioning Session In late 2018, a Canadian province had expanded the Accountable Care Unit model to 4 wards across multiple hospitals. This 2-year pilot was going well, and the province needed a clear plan and business case to keep growing. To help them, we designed and delivered a 1-day Hospital System ACU […]

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Verdi 5 North pilot project brings the entire care team to the bedside MOBILE

Innovative team rounding helps Yale New Haven’s Verdi 5 North improve inter-professional engagement 1Unit helped Verdi 5 North, at the St. Raphael Campus, introduce innovative team rounding in the form of Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds). This was part of a bigger change of the unit into an Accountable Care Unit (ACU® care model). […]

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Transforming health care as a team: Pasqua Hospital’s ACU MOBILE

Transforming health care as a team: Pasqua Hospital’s ACU This article was originally posted on HQC Blog. When care members are better connected with one another, patients receive the safest, highest quality care possible.  That’s the philosophy of Unit 4A at the Pasqua Hospital in Regina, where patients are reaping the benefits from a new care […]

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ACU care model is a disruptive innovation & radical transformation of care delivery

The ACU: a disruptive innovation & radical transformation of care delivery from the status quo of unit and hospital care structures and processes The ACU® care model is a disruptive innovation in care delivery that fundamentally changes the way care teams and patients interact. Implementing it requires the radical transformation of the following structures and processes […]

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Canadian Intermediate Care Unit in an Accountable Care Unit Framework

Creation of a Canadian Intermediate Care Unit in an Accountable Care Unit Framework: First Year Outcomes A focused look at a recent award winning submission to the Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual conference 2017. The submission is made available here with approval from the study authors (details below) and it highlights the outcomes of […]

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Results from Canada’s First Accountable Care Unit

RESULTS FROM CANADA’S FIRST ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT A focused look at a recent submission to the Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual conference 2017. The submission is made available here with approval from the study authors (details below) and it highlights the outcomes of Canada’s first Accountable Care Unit. Authors Ron Taylor MD FCFP CCFP(EM […]

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Coordinated care through Accountable Care Units

Coordinated care through the ACU® care model Saskatchewan, Canada, has been driving the growth of the Accountable Care Unit care model locally for the last 3 years. This growth has seen the launch of close to 10 ACUs in a number of hospitals within the state. And more growth is planned as further interest develops […]

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Coordinated care through Accountable Care Units

Coordinated care through the ACU® care model Saskatchewan, Canada, has been driving the growth of the Accountable Care Unit care model locally for the last 3 years. This growth has seen the launch of close to 10 ACUs in a number of hospitals within the state. And more growth is planned as further interest develops […]

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Journal of Hospital Medicine ACU article

JHM ACU article The first peer-reviewed journal article describing the Accountable Care Unit care model (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds). Hospitals have not been optimized to support the functions of multi-disciplinary care teams. In fact, a significant limitation of modern hospitals is the ability to provide high-quality patient centered care. […]

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Journal of Hospital Medicine ACU article

JHM ACU article The first peer-reviewed journal article describing the Accountable Care Unit care model (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds). Hospitals have not been optimized to support the functions of multi-disciplinary care teams. In fact, a significant limitation of modern hospitals is the ability to provide high-quality patient centered care. […]

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