Quality & Patient Safety

Indiana hospital involves patients and family in shift change bedside report

Patient Safety Monitor, August 1, 2010

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Until 2007, nurses at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis relied on traditional shift change reporting methods to communicate patient care information from caregiver to caregiver. But when challenged by Riley’s leadership team to find ways to improve hospital documentation, the Clinical Practice Council began looking at a standardized approach to hospitalwide shift change reporting.

 

 

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