The Fifth Annual Hartford Hospital Teams of the Year Competition celebrated the many innovative and strategic successes of teams across Hartford Hospital.
Patient Progression Team
Hartford Hospital’s 2013 Clinical Team of the Year
The 2013 Clinical Team of the Year was the Patient Progression Team, which engaged the entire Hartford Hospital organization to effect a truly monumental change in how patients are moved through the hospital to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The team was focused on helping people return to their homes. They reduced average length of stay from 5.9 days in January to 5.6 days in August. Finalists for Clinical Team of the Year were the Improving Patient Communications Team and the Department of Hospitalists Medicine Team.
Public Safety Team
Hartford Hospital’s 2013 Clinical Support Team of the Year
The 2013 Clinical Support Team of the Year was the Public Safety Team, which responded to more than 80,000 calls for assistance and provided more than 14,000 escorts around campus, as well as dispatching LIFE STAR and rapid-response teams and managing parking. Finalists for Clinical Support Team of the Year were the Food and Nutrition Department Team and the No One Dies Alone Team.
Hartford HealthCare represents the next generation of integrated health systems, marked by strong patient focus, heightened efficiency, consistent quality performance and open, collaborative sharing of best practices.