From the Field: Call of Excellence Family Bonding Program

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Project Title

Call of Excellence

Name of organization, agency, or institution

St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital (Tampa, FL)

Primary Contact Name and Title

Diana Lipka, Clinical Nurse Manager Maternal/Newborn/Lactation

Project Aim and Goals

Alignment of care for all healthcare teams to deliver services to mother/newborn/family. Main goal is to improve direct patient communication and services from all heathcare teams by promoting family bonding in preparation for a successful discharge to home. Will begin with a survey to go to physicians, nurses and patients to define rooming in and what that means to them.

Blueprint Area(s) Addressed

Strategies Used

For More Information

Filed in Care coordination, Educational materials for health professionals, Shared decision making, Stories from the Field, Team building on Thu., Apr 21, 2011

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