Structural Empowerment

Carla Reyes

Rush nurses put the power in empowerment. They are empowered to analyze and change established practices to be even more effective and efficient. These structural changes ultimately result not only in a better work environment, but also in improved patient care.

Implementing a RUMG RN Transition to Practice Program

As part of a continuous improvement initiative, an evaluation of the RUMG New Hire Clinical Orientation process for RNs and MAs was conducted in January 2018.

Improving RN Communication during Shift-to-Shift Handoff

In February 2019, the 9 South Unit Advisory Committee implemented a unit-based quality improvement project to standardize nurse-to-nurse patient report.