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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Acuity Adaptable Rooms

Bringing different levels of acute care to the patient

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  • Operationalizes concept of patient-centeredness
  • ICU capable headwall
  • Sink for hand hygiene
  • Adjacent nurse work station
  • LCD Window Observation
  • Flat Screen Monitoring
  • Family Accommodation
  • Patient Education

Three-year post-intervention data show considerable reduction in transfers (90%), medical errors (70%), and number of falls. Hendrich, Fay, Sorrells, 2004

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