Clinical Units With the Healthiest Work Environments
- Neonatal rapid access clinic: an innovative practice to reduce neonatal readmissions to hospital. Skene, Caryl; Gupta, Amit; Flaherty, Marie; Sherwood, Emma // Infant;Nov2012, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p184
This article describes a nurse-led rapid access clinic (RAC) that was established in 2011 to reduce the number of neonatal readmissions to hospital, while also addressing the increasing demand for early postnatal discharge. Review of the service after one year demonstrates that it has been...
- Nurse practitioner role justified in new research. // Paediatric Nursing;Jun2004, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p5
Reports on the findings of a research that studied the quality of the neonatal care delivered by an advanced neonatal nurse practitioner led service at Ashington Hospital in Northumberland, England. Ability of advanced neonatal care practitioners to deliver quality neonatal care; Evaluation of...
- What keeps you up at night worrying? Earnhart, Stephen W. // Same-Day Surgery;Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p106
The article expresses the author's concern about hiring qualified surgery staff members who will work in the operating room.
- Metro Health Mulls New Surgical Site. Slowik, Elizabeth // Grand Rapids Business Journal;7/2/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 27, p1
The article reports on the proposed outpatient surgical center by Metro Health in Michigan. The cost of the hospital building is indicated in the letter of intent filed by Metro Health with the Michigan Department of Community Health. A number of operating rooms will be built in the surgical...
- A TEAM approach to NICU care. Ward, Kelley G.; Moore, Amy Slugg // RN;Feb99, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p47
Focuses on the TEAM approach to neonatal intensive care unit care for nurses. Teaching of mothers; Empowerment of the family; Assessment of the needs of the family; Monitoring of the family-centered approach.
- A Comprehensive Comparison of Open-Bay and Single-Family-Room Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Sanford Children's Hospital. Stevens, Dennis C.; Helseth, Carol C.; Thompson, Paul A.; Pottala, James V.; Khan, M. Akram; Munson, David P. // Health Environments Research & Design Journal (HERD) (Vendome Gr;Summer2012, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p23
Objective: This paper summarizes the results of a comprehensive comparison of open-bay (OPBY) and single-family-room (SFR) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) designs. Background: The NICU expanded from 7000 ft2 in two large rooms to 27,000 ft2 with 45 individual family spaces. Results: Sound...
- Infection control: everyone's business. Ryan, Lindy // Australian Nursing Journal;Dec2008, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p37
The article offers information on a nurse-led initiative at the Nepean Hospital in New South Wales, which resulted in a change in clinical practice in relation to hand hygiene requirements for accessing central lines in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The staff identified concerns about...
- Valley opens neonatal intensive care center. Reed, Vita // Las Vegas Business Press;06/16/97, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p11
Reports that Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada has opened a nursery for high-risk newborn babies. Beds for Level III infants; Reasons for the addition of the nursery; Service for premature and normal-term babies.
- Oran K. Gragson Neonatal Intensive Care Unit opens at Valley Hospital. // Las Vegas Business Press;07/28/97, Vol. 14 Issue 30, Health Scene p3
Highlights the Las Vegas, Nevada-based Valley Hospital Medical Center's opening of the Oran K. Gragson Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Origin of the unit's name; Service offerings; Appointed unit medical director.