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Extraordinary Care - Niagara Health Area of Foucs EXTRAORDINARY CARE

 Patient Flow

Improve timely access to care by enhancing patient flow within and across the region through shared performance accountability and development of new regional partnerships. There are a number of initiatives underway to improve patient flow. Learn more about How we care for you in the Emergency Department and Your healthcare options in Niagara.

Target: Reduce Emergency Department Length of Stay for admitted patients awaiting a bed

 Best Possible Medication History (BPMH)

Implement the BPMH process to ensure accurate and comprehensive medication information is communicated.  Find out how the Medication process improves care.

Target: Gather accurate medication history at admission

 We Round

Develop structured approaches to improve the safe sharing and exchange of information between all of our healthcare providers and teams, especially during care transitions. We will collaborate with patients and their families as part of this process. Learn more about the progress we are making and how patients are noticing improvements in their care.

Targets:

  • Decrease falls rate
  • Decrease the number of pressure ulcers acquired in hospital
  • Increase in positive feedback to our call bell response based on patient survey results

 Physician Transfer of Accountability (new)

Develop structured approaches to improve the safe sharing and exchange of information between all of our healthcare providers and teams, especially during care transitions. We will collaborate with patients and their families as part of this process.

Targets:

  • Increase number of completed TOA documents
  • Reduce number of TOA-related incidents

 Expand Critical Care Response Teams (new)

Expand the Critical Care Response Teams to the Welland the Greater Niagara General sites.

Target: Develop business case

 

Helpful Resources

Strategic Plan 2016-2026

Plan stratégique 2016-2026

 

More Proud Moments

While we look forward to future accomplishments, we're also reflecting on some of our extraordinary achievements in 2017. Read more about our 2017 Proud Moments here.

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