Getting unit-based rounds right

Getting unit-based rounds right

March 2016
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How can you help your hospital get unit-based care off the ground? In this video series, David J. Yu, MD, MBA, medical director of adult inpatient medicine services with Presbyterian Medical Group at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., speaks on his hospital’s successful implementation of unit-based rounds. The series of videos below focus on getting started, implementation and results of the program. To read the accompanying articles, click Moving toward unit-based care.

GETTING STARTED
In these first four videos, Dr. Yu explains the challenges he faced in convincing hospitalists, ancillary staff, administration and others to buy in to the program. Click on playlist to see all available videos in the first of this three-part series.

IMPLEMENTATION
In these four videos, Dr. Yu focuses on implementation issues, including the impact on nurses, common mistakes to avoid and downstream problems. Click on playlist to see all available videos in the second of this three-part series.

RESULTS
In these five videos, Dr. Yu extols the positive results the hospital has seen in terms of reduced length of stay, increased sense of community and better working conditions for hospital medicine physicians. Click on playlist to see all available videos in the third of this three-part series.

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