Two trustees of hospitals that have experience with Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB), a nurse-led, quality improvement initiative, cite efficiency, lower staff turnover, and staff and patient satisfaction as reasons why TCAB makes sense from a hospital’s business point of view. In this interview appearing in a special supplement to the American Journal of Nursing, Mark Laskow, a trustee at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Leslie Newman, a trustee at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, reflect on their institutions’ implementation of TCAB.
- 1 The Development of TCAB
- 2 TCAB
- 3 Improving Communication with Bedside Video Rounding
- 4 Improving Communication Among Nurses, Patients, and Physicians
- 5 Transporting Telemetry Patients
- 6 Spreading TCAB Across Network Hospitals
- 7 Creating Leaders for the Future
- 8 Trustees View TCAB from a Business Perspective
- 9 TCAB in the Curriculum
- 10 Overall Effect of TCAB on Initial Participating Hospitals
- 11 Participation of Unit Nurses
- 12 Lessons from Nursing Leaders on Implementing TCAB
- 13 The Business Case for TCAB
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