Provider Training, Standardized Protocol, and Onsite Specialists Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Older Adults in Rural Sites
A multifaceted intervention that included education and training, use of a standardized protocol, and designation of an onsite specialist improved the diagnosis and treatment of depression in older adults in rural settings.
Prevention and Treatment Program Integrates Actionable Reports Into Practice, Significantly Reducing Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Home Residents
The On-Time Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment program uses standardized documentation data elements and actionable clinical reports that are integrated into practice at nursing homes, leading to a significant reduction in pressure ulcer rates.
Electronic Alerts, Patient Education, and Performance Reports Improve Adherence to Guideline Designed to Reduce Early Elective Inductions
Electronic alerts, patient education, and provider performance reports promote adherence to a guideline covering early elective inductions, leading to a significant decline in such inductions, shorter average labor, and fewer newborn complications.
Team-Administered Protocol Encourages Mobility in Respiratory Intensive Care Unit Patients, Leading to Shorter Length of Stay
A hospital protocol that encourages early mobility by respiratory intensive care unit patients reduced length of stay, both in the intensive care unit and overall.
Educational Materials Enhance the Ability of New Parents To Understand and Cope With Infant Crying
Providing new parents and other caregivers with an educational video and booklet improves their ability to understand and cope with infant crying, the most common trigger for shaken baby syndrome.