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Meet Your National Agreement: New Standards for All

Teams, facilities and regions all play a role in improvement

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Last year, the outpatient procedure unit-based team at Capitol Hill Medical Center rewrote the instructions it sends to patients scheduled
for a colonoscopy. A patient who found the earlier directions confusing played a leading role in the process.

The new instructions helped reduce by 20 percent the number of colonoscopies that needed to be repeated. Involving the patient was “a transformational experience
for the team,” says Jennifer Walker, RN, lead UBT consultant and improvement advisor in the Mid-Atlantic States region.

It also showed the power of a new provision of the 2015 National Agreement. 


What the New LMP Website Can Do for You


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Intended audience:
Unit-based team consultants, union partnership representatives, UBT sponsors and co-leads. 

Best used:
To learn about the new features of the revamped LMP website. 


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