“Barrier between disciplines”

Alana, a physiotherapist, describes how Accountable Care Units (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds) can help care teams to:

  • become familiar with each,
  • develop trust,
  • get rid of the barrier between disciplines.

When we achieve these improvements in our own teams, we are better able to care for our patients.

Location: Saskatchewan, Canada

ACU started: 2014

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Jon MD describes ACU improved metrics compared to control units

Our metrics improved on every category

“Our metrics improved on every category” Jon, ACU physician co-lead, describes their Accountable Care Unit (ACU® care model) outcomes. Very interesting to hear how their metrics improved across clinical, cost, as well as staff & patient satisfaction. When added up,…
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Kish, ACU co-lead, describes SIBR has made a remarkable change

SIBR has made a remarkable change

“SIBR has made a remarkable change” Kish, an Accountable Care Unit (ACU® care model) physician co-lead, describes the impact of SIBR on their Medical Surveillance Unit. If unit processes are structured to allow staff to quickly recongize what is abnormal,…
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Staff describe how working in an ACU as the highlight of my career

Highlight of my career

“Highlight of my career” ACU staff briefly describe their experiences of working on an Accountable Care Unit. How many of your colleagues would share the same sentiments? Location: Saskatchewan, Canada ACU started: 2014
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