The Urgent Matters Toolkit is a collection of strategies and tools designed to target specific issues facing hospital emergency departments. This toolkit has been developed by hospitals across the country in conjunction with Urgent Matters. Our goal is to continue to grow and expand the toolkit and make these resources available to the public. For more information or to submit at tool please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
|When it comes to patient experience Emergency Center Northeast gets a Grade of 100+1||2015||
The Northeast EC has been a "petri dish" to develop a cultural model for the future of TMH. One innovation is the 100+1 customer service...
|Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare-EC Northeast|
|StaffSked - Emergency Department Workforce Optimization||2015||
Using StaffSked workforce optimization, a Florida ED reduced door-to-doc time, length of stay, LWBS, and projected annual staff costs...
|Naval Hospital Jacksonville|
|Safer and Faster Pathways for Adult Concussion Care in the Emergency Department||2015||
The management of concussions in the acute setting is poorly done and patients often develope delayed/worsening sequalae after their...
|St. Michael's Hospital|
|Emergency Department Making Care Better Program||2015||
The New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center (NYP-WCMC) Emergency Department launched the Making Care Better (MCB) Program to...
|New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center|
|Overcoming Barriers to Emergency Department Efficiency||2015||
The Emergency Department at Morristown Medical Center was faced with an increase in ED volume and admissions with a greater length of...
|Morristown Medical Center|
|Education Format for Disseminating Clinical Pearls from Adverse Event Review||2015||
We created a web based intervention, called “Lessons Learned”, to share clinical pearls from our adverse event review with all providers...
|Mayo Clinic St. Mary's Campus|
|Pulsara; Stop Stroke and Stop STEMI Modules||2015||
Pulsara’s mission is to unite and empower people to improve health by simplifying care coordination. Using mobile technology, Pulsara...
|Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas|
|Community Based Care - Mobile Health Paramedic/Mobile Integrated Health||2015||
The Mobile Integrated Health Paramedic program provides patient-centered care in the home, by Mobile Health Paramedics that are deployed...
|Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center|
|Improving Discharge Instructions in a Pediatric Emergency Department||2015||
Effective communication between physician & patient is essential to optimize care after discharge from the ED. The objective of this...
|Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Egleston|
|Utilizing a "scan and sort" methodology to rapidly identify AMI patient's||2015||
An interprofessionally-driven quality initiative was implemented in order to readily identify Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) patients...
|Ben Taub Hospital|