“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, timely responses to care deviations can be triggered.

Kish also describes the importance of accountability within and between staff. And, the clarity team members have about tasks, responsibilities and their role in progressing care.

Location: Saskatchewan, Canada

ACU started: 2014

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