At the last Planetree Retreat on November 1st we had a great group of participants. Participation ranged from veteran employees to new hires and we had an array of ideas and suggestions during the “Where Do We Go From Here” session. During this session we ask participants to brainstorm ways to make PVMC the best for our patients and employees.
We are actively working on some of these suggestions and want to report back you on some recommendations. One “just do-it” from a retreat was to have magnetic erasers available for the patient white boards in every room. Viola, “you asked, we answered!” Another “just do it” was to have speakers for computers available on the clinical units so staff could easily access things like “The Patients’ Voice” and Healthstream – and be able to hear them. We are happy report that speakers have been purchased and are now available on the clinical units!
One of the larger requests was to expand the food selections and hours of the bistro in the evenings. We currently offer a selection of 24/7 healthy vending options and hot beverage selections in the Emergency Room Waiting Area, but we are hearing that you want MORE! So, we are working on this improvement initiative and hope announce an expanded P.M. food selection soon. Stay tuned!
If you have any ideas for improvement, large or small, they’re all welcome! please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Thanks for all that you do!