At NCH, we are committed to improving patient care. As part of our ongoing improvement efforts, we've created critical guidelines for all nurses in communicating a critical situation or reporting a change in a patient’s condition.
In this way, we can be sure that all healthcare professionals caring for the same patient have the most current information.
These guidelines include:
Examples of the NCH Shared Tool Communications Forms include:
PDF format (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader):
For more information regarding these or other guidelines, you may email or call Janis Ingebrigtsen, Northwest Community Hospital Director of Patient Satisfaction and Patient Safety at 847.618.7950.