MercyOne Des Moines Implements New Tasking Feature

Beth Woodvine is a Clinical Staff Leader in the House Supervisors and Staffing Department at MercyOne Des Moines. This blog is an edited version of a podcast with Beth Woodvine. You can listen to the full conversation in the player here: Hospital IQ · MercyOne Des Moines Implements New Tasking Feature When the COVID-19 pandemic came to Iowa, MercyOne Des Moines [...]

By |2020-06-22T20:07:47+00:00June 18th, 2020|

National Nurses Week: Client Nurses Spotlight

Every day nurses around the globe deliver dedicated and compassionate care to those in their communities. Here at Hospital IQ, we are honored to work with so many wonderful nurses at our client sites. As National Nurses Week comes to an end, we want to take a moment and spotlight some of the amazing nurses we work with. Shawna Gunn, [...]

By |2020-08-10T18:29:54+00:00May 12th, 2020|

Hospital Highlights: MercyOne Des Moines

MercyOne Des Moines is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines with over 656 beds, over 34,000 annual patient admissions, and 1,200 nurses. Like many other hospitals, MercyOne Des Moines regularly confronted a recurring nurse staffing challenge: how to allocate the right number of nurses to the right unit to meet actual patient census demand amidst high turnover. This [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:41:07+00:00January 23rd, 2020|

Hospital Highlights: University Hospitals

University Hospitals is an academic health system in Cleveland, Ohio with 2,240 beds, 128 ORs, and 150,000 surgeries performed annually. In 2017, the system undertook an ambitious initiative to improve quality while saving $400 million over five years. In the perioperative department specifically, they were given goals to increase surgical volume, increase the number of complex cases performed at the [...]

By |2020-03-31T17:51:35+00:00December 12th, 2019|

Hospital Highlights: Hendrick Health System

Hendrick Health System is a private health system in Abilene Texas, serving a 23 county region. They are a level III trauma center with 564 beds and 16 multi-specialty operating rooms, performing 10,000+ surgeries annually. Hendrick partnered with Hospital IQ in early 2018 to address some operational issues they were facing in their perioperative service. To get a better understanding [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:42:44+00:00October 8th, 2019|