A- A A+

Genius Archives

Simmom

Friday, March 29, 2019

MICHAEL & MELISSA SIMULATION LAB ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR & CLINICAL NURSE MANAGER The World Health Organization recently reported that maternal mortality is on the rise in the United States. One of the things we can do to prevent mortality is to train our nurses and staff...

Read more

Virtual Medicine

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Mariel & Brett. Transition of Care Pharmacist & Pharmacy Technician. MARIEL & BRETT TRANSITION OF CARE PHARMACIST & PHARMACY TECHNICIAN. How can we make sure patients take the right medications after they’ve left the hospital? With a grant from the Albert Einstein Society, we’re piloting...

Read more

Ultrasound IV

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Turena. Quality Management Coordinator TURENA QUALITY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR In our previous work on reducing central venous line infections, 43% of PICC lines (the most popular form of central line) were being inserted because a peripheral IV couldn’t be placed in the hand or arm. So...

Read more

Safer Sleep

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Marie. Nurse Manager MARIE NURSE MANAGER Many patients are prescribed sleeping medications that can increase their risk of falls, confusion, and delirium. With our Albert Einstein Society grant, we created the Natural Sleep Initiative to make sleeping safer. Patients assessed as a fall risk or...

Read more

Pride Program

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

OB/GYN DEPARTMENT CHAIRMAN There are very few large hospital systems that have dedicated programs to LGBTQ+ identified patients. At Einstein Healthcare Network, we recognize that as members of an oppressed community, LGBTQ+ patients are at greater risk of adverse health outcomes often because they do...

Read more

Prepared Parents

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Cynthia. Pediatrics Director CYNTHIA PEDIATRICS DIRECTOR Each year about 1,200 parents seek healthcare services for their newborn babies at the Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Center (PAAC). Most are born at Einstein, live in our community, and experience high poverty rates, food insecurity, crime, and illiteracy....

Read more

Oasis Room

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Angie. Nurse Manager ANGIE NURSE MANAGER With our Albert Einstein Society grant, we created an oasis room where behavioral health patients in the Crisis Response Center can feel more relaxed and calm. It’s a space dedicated to improving patient resiliency through alternative therapies like weighted...

Read more

Natural Sleep

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

David. Pharmacy Director DAVID PHARMACY DIRECTOR When we first opened the doors at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, we had quite a few incidents of patient falls. We knew that sleep meds were related to falls, so we wanted to come up with non-pharmacological ways to...

Read more

M-Power Program

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  VINH EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST Chronic pain can become a vicious cycle when it inhibits individuals from exercising and moving. Simple tasks, like getting out of the car, can be painful and discouraging. That’s why we’re empowering individuals with chronic pain through the M-Power program at...

Read more

Leadership Training

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  Elicia. Registered Nurse ELICIA REGISTERED NURSE As a nurse at Einstein, I aspire toward management, but there are so many leadership skills that need to be taught through educational means. AnnMarie Papa, Chief Nursing Officer at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, realized how much further...

Read more

Injury Prevention

Monday, March 25, 2019

Ali. Physical Therapist ALI PHYSICAL THERAPIST Through the MossRehab Community Falls and Injury Prevention Initiative, we are screening people to help prevent them from falling. The program is still in its infancy, but all our paperwork is in order, all required equipment is purchased and...

Read more

Heart Healthy

Monday, March 25, 2019

VINCENT & TINA. CHIEF OF CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY & CENTER DIRECTOR Vincent & Tina. Chief of Clinical Cardiology & Center Director Philadelphia has a very high rate of heart disease and heart failure and we see many patients in need of care for these health issues...

Read more

Healthy is Beautiful

Monday, March 25, 2019

Anjelica PROGRAM COORDINATOR ANJELICA. PROGRAM COORDINATOR Hair salons have always been a part of my life because I grew up in a family of stylists. As I began on my career path, I studied community health and the barriers to healthy behaviors. The more I...

Read more

Healthy Families

Monday, March 25, 2019

Kineret. A Better Start Director KINERET A BETTER START DIRECTOR In north Philadelphia, nearly 70 percent of children are overweight or obese. Knowing nutrition and active play decrease the chance of obesity, we wanted to increase healthy eating and physical activity between children and their...

Read more

Hand Splint

Monday, March 25, 2019

  Joe. Occupational Therapist JOE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST Several years ago, I created the RELEAS® hand splint for stroke patients. It’s a low-profile splint designed to help them perform everyday tasks. With funding from the Albert Einstein Society, I was able to test and prove the...

Read more

Frequent Patients

Monday, March 25, 2019

  Shana. Research Analyst SHANA RESEARCH ANALYST From 2008 to 2013, there were 8,485 adult patients at Einstein who had three or more inpatient medical admissions. In total, this group accounted for 47,065 hospital admissions. We wanted to take a closer look at these folks—who...

Read more

Elderly Care

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monica and Debbie. Clinical Directors MONICA AND DEBBIE. CLINICAL DIRECTORS The care we provide our elderly patients is critical. Due to the frequency and length of their average stay, ideally, these patients should have a care provider discuss treatment and review medications, as well as...

Read more

Disability Etiquette

Monday, March 25, 2019

Shoshana. Outcome/Project Manager Shoshana OUTCOME/PROJECT MANAGER Nearly 1 in 5 Philadelphians have a disability, which is why MossRehab is so important—we’re here to provide rehabilitative services in an atmosphere of respect. For more than a decade, Julie Hensler-Cullen, Director of Education and Quality, has offered...

Read more

Community Paramedicine

Monday, March 25, 2019

Steve & Tim MEDICAL DIRECTOR & EMS DIRECTOR Steve & Tim. Medical Director & EMS Director No patient wants to be readmitted to the hospital once he or she has been discharged. Yet as emergency care providers, we bring a lot of the same patients...

Read more