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Moving toward fully integrated, patient-centered care on inpatient hospital units requires radically transforming current unit and hospital structures and processes. One promising new care model, the Accountable Care Unit (ACU), offers alternative structures and processes. One process, Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR) puts patients at the center of care, bringing the interprofessional care team to patients’ bedsides every day.Read More
Creation of a Canadian Intermediate Care Unit in an Accountable Care Unit Framework: First Year Outcomes A focused look at a recent award-winning submission to the Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual conference 2017. The submission is made available here…Read More
RESULTS FROM CANADA’S FIRST ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT A focused look at a recent submission to the Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual conference 2017. The submission is made available here with approval from the study authors (details below) and it…Read More
JHM ACU article The first peer-reviewed journal article describing the Accountable Care Unit care model (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds). Hospitals have not been optimized to support the functions of multi-disciplinary care teams. In fact,…Read More
Findings provide evidence that the ACU structure and SIBR process have a dual benefit of improved job satisfaction and patient quality of care.Read More