Observers, coaches will help employees improve hand hygiene and meet 2014 PIP goal

Observers, coaches will help employees improve hand hygiene and meet 2014 PIP goal

In the coming weeks more eyes will be riveted on employees' hands, as YNHH strives to prevent hospital-acquired infections and meet its FY 2014 hand hygiene PIP goal.

Hand hygiene is so critical to patient safety, the hospital has established a threshold PIP goal of 91 percent compliance, a target goal of 93 percent and a stretch goal of 96 percent.

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From two councils, nurses create one structure of shared governance

From two councils, nurses create one structure of shared governance

On Jan. 24, it was standing room only in the 55 Park St. auditorium as many of the nurses who are participating on the committees and clusters of YNHH's new structure of shared governance were present for its official kick-off. The enthusiasm reflected the participation and buy-in of nurses throughout YNHH, including the significant work of the 55 design team members.

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