PUBLIC NOTICE:Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit
In March 2015, The Miriam Hospital is applying for re-designation of its Magnet status. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so.Instructions about the process and how to provide comments
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Our care delivery system encompasses the settings in which we practice, the manner of delivery, skills required and anticipated outcomes of care. The
foundation of the delivery of care is the primacy of relationships.
Our inpatient units include critical and intermediate care units and general medical-surgical units. Units receive patients with a full range of
diagnoses, although expertise in caring for specific patient populations is concentrated on different units. Specialty populations include those
needing total joint replacement, cancer care, cardiovascular medical management and intervention, and stroke care.
Specialty units include the inpatient and ambulatory operating rooms, post-anesthesia care units, procedural care unit and dialysis unit.
The emergency department sees over 60,000 patients a year and recently completed a multi-phase renovation, for which nurses provided significant
contributions to the design and improved workflow.
Ambulatory practice areas include the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center for Cardiac Fitness, multiple specialty clinics, the Women’s Medicine
Collaborative, the TB clinic, and endoscopic, cardiac diagnostic and interventional services.
The Miriam Hospital has a professional nurse workforce with 80% of nurses prepared at the baccalaureate level or higher, meeting the Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing
recommendation. Over 35% of our nurses are certified.
Provision of geriatric nursing throughout the organization is part of the care delivery system. It is supported through consultation with geriatric
experts, The Miriam Hospital developed GENESIS program and resources available as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designated hospital.
At all levels—patient, unit, department, and organizational— Miriam Hospital nurses focus on improving the care delivery system to achieve quality outcomes.