In outpatient primary care setting dealing with no show patients is one of the biggest challenges that has a tremendous impact on productivity and efficiency of the clinic. Residency teaching clinics are making constant efforts by actively participating in research studies and applying various strategies to decrease no show rate at the clinics. At Kaweah Delta Family Medicine Center we are looking at past interventions to develop proactive and effective ways of reducing no-show rates. Though there are numerous projects and researches conducted, this remains a major issue at outpatient clinics. When identifying areas which are affected, the problem spans from lack of assistance with activities of daily living, to major medical errors. One study focused on improved resuscitation rates related to appropriate nurse to patient ratios.
Nurse Rounding Case Study
Intentional rounding—an integrative literature review. | PSNet
Nursing staff on the unit were also invited to participate in the surveys as well. Patients and nursing staff felt that bedside handoff had a positive impact on care. Pothier, D. Pilot study to show the loss important data in nursing handover.
Intentional rounding: a review of the literature
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