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.
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 […]
Findings provide evidence that the ACU structure and SIBR process have a dual benefit of improved job satisfaction and patient quality of care.
Global News Canada short video about local success with ACU implementation.
A short piece about Pasqua Hospital’s Accountable Care Unit success.
Every day, physicians and staff on the Verdi 5 North General Medicine unit participate with their patients in Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds as part of their Accountable Care Unit.