HMH Maestro

Quality And Safety

Customize your news by selecting a specialty and/or location from the lists below.

Filter

All Quality And Safety Posts


HMH Seeks to Strengthen its LGBTQ+ Health Leadership

All Locations

As recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Hackensack Meridian Health is proud to be a LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader and Top Performer based on providing a safe environment, policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of

Read more

HMH’s Flu Vaccination Program Now Available

All Locations

Beginning Monday, October 4, HMH is offering flu vaccinations at our hospital site locations. As a reminder, the flu vaccine is a mandatory condition of employment at HMH, even for those who are currently working from home. Be sure you

Read more

Clinical Policy Updates

All Locations

The following new network policies are live or will go into effect this month. New Network Policies Bowel Management System and Rectal Tube Policy – Live 5/23/2021 Gastrointestinal Tube-Enteral Feeding Management for Adults – Live 5/25/2021 Midline Catheters – Will

Read more

HMH Represented at IHI Scientific Symposium

Hackensack University Medical CenterPalisades Medical Center

What you need to know Doreen McSharry, RDH, MA, CIC, CHSP, recently represented Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) at the Institute for Health Improvement (IHI) Scientific Symposium. The event featured a poster presentation from Doreen McSharry, director of Safety and Infection

Read more

Policy Updates: October 11

All Locations

There are three clinical practice changes and policy updates we want you to be aware of: Restraints In order to comply with Department of Health regulations, Advanced Practice Nurses will no longer be able to order restraints unless it is

Read more

Policy Updates: October 7

All Locations

Hackensack Meridian Health is aligning our clinical policies and practices. A list of all network policies can be found on Policy Stat. Please click the links below to view this week’s updated policies: Hand Off Communication Ticket to Ride Verbal

Read more

New Hypertension Tools Available for Physicians and Patients

Hackensack Meridian Health Medical GroupHackensack Meridian Health Partners

What you need to know Approximately one in every three New Jersey adults have hypertension.* In an effort to help hypertension patients gain control of their blood pressure and avoid the risks associated with hypertension, Hackensack Meridian Health has developed

Read more

Inaugural Health Quality Research Conference Draws Hundreds

Uncategorized

Hundreds attended Hackensack Meridian Health’s (HMH) inaugural Health Quality Research Conference presented by the Institute for Quality Science on May 16 at the Marigold in Somerset. HMH clinicians submitted more than 60 abstracts on a variety of topics, including stroke,

Read more

HMH Invests in UV Technology to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

All LocationsAll Specialties

What you need to know Hackensack Meridian Health is investing in ultraviolet light (UV) technology that can eliminate microorganisms that trigger hospital-acquired infections. The technology has been piloted in operating rooms, post-acute care units, ICUs and emergency departments, where it has eliminated

Read more

HMHP Adopts New Quality Measures

Hackensack Meridian Health Partners

What you need to know Hackensack Meridian Health Partners (HMHP) has adopted two new metrics for the 2018 performance year. This year the following quality measures have been added: Adult BMI Assessment Statin Therapy for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease (SPC) HMHP’s Quality

Read more