“A great continuity and safety net”

Sarah & Lisa described several aspects of the Accountable Care Unit (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds), but of significant importance to them was the comfort it brought them in terms of the great continuity and safety net for patient care.

Location: Colorado, US

ACU started: 2012

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Staff discuss the benefits of team care and another neat aspect of the ACU

Another neat aspect of the ACU

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Kish, ACU co-lead, describes SIBR has made a remarkable change

SIBR has made a remarkable change

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Dr Manheim describes how the care loop will be closed by a reliable team member

reliable team member

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