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Clinical Change

SIBR Pocket Card

SIBR Pocket Card Use this SIBR Pocket Card as a learning aid for the SIBR Communication Protocol and each team member’s typical inputs. The post SIBR Pocket Card appeared first on 1Unit. Read the original source

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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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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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Harvard Business Review ACU article

Description of the Accountable Care Unit® care model – HBR ACU article Back in 2013, the Harvard Business Review approached Dr Jason Stein to learn more about the Accountable Care Unit care model. Dr Stein had already implemented the ACU at Emory Healthcare for several years. Dr Stein had also transferred the ACU care model […]

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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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