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Food Services Team Serving Up Improvements

A recent Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW) in Food Services at MJUH has resulted in positive changes for both patients and staff. The team of front line staff from Nutrition & Food Services and the Surgery Unit were able to address quality and safety concerns related to patient meals and reconfigure processes in the kitchen […]
Patient rounding RQ

Patient rounding keeps patients at centre of care

It all began with a patient question: “Why don’t you do multidisciplinary patient rounds with the patient present?” This simple question was asked by a patient participant within the Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW) that occurred on medical Unit 3D at the Pasqua Hospital back in June, 2013. Multidisciplinary patient rounding is a regular daily […]