The IHC Drumbeat is a bi-weekly email to the hospitals participating in the IHC Hospital Engagement Network featuring hospital success stories, recorded IHC webcasts, and local/national educational resources.
Thank you for attending the HEN Learning Community and 10th IHC Annual Conference!
Recent Spotlights/Resources/Videos/Best Practices: There has been a great amount of invaluable resources shared this past month. Take a few minutes and browse through some of these shared resources below.
- Great River Medical Center is using their HEN newsletter to create the “3 Ps Bulletin Boards” (Patient Safety, Patient Satisfaction and Performance Improvement) in each of their units/department areas. The newsletter is provided to the management staff in an effort to raise awareness on the initiatives that incorporate the 3 Ps. With a Joint Commission survey approaching in November, they will have staff lead the surveyor to the board and discuss the 3 Ps. They developed the patient satisfaction newsletter and a core measure newsletter to provide information quickly to managers to discuss at staff meetings. Click here to download an example of a GRHS Newsletter.
- IDPH Events to encourage community discussion about the importance of the direct care workforce. All events are Free and from 8-9:30 am. No RSVP needed. Email Erin.Drinnin@idph.iowa.gov for more information. Upcoming events: Dubuque - 9/17: Northeast Iowa Community College Town Clock Center; Davenport- 9/18: At the Eastern Iowa Community College West Davenport Center; Atlantic - 9/26: Cass County Community Center
HEN What's Up Conference Call Tomorrow
The monthly HEN Whats Up Call addresses any questions your team may have on the HEN. Join Dr. Evans and others at tomorrow's September 10th HEN Whats Up Call. For dial-in information, contact email@example.com.