Best Practices

SCHA has been a proud partner for a number of national quality improvement organizations, including the Joint Commission, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and the Patient Safety Movement. We encourage all of our members to frequently visit their pages for the latest best practice information and toolkits.

Title What Category
Making a Business Case for Care Coordination of Uninsured Patients McLeod Health calculates cost savings that come from transitioning the high-utilizing uninsured into intervention programs Population Health
Process Improvement for Submitting Hepatitis B Birth Dose Vaccine to Immunization Registry Conflicting practices causing duplication and confusion in electronic health records and the state immunization registry were reconciled by Lexington Medical Center and MUSC in different ways Quality & Patient Safety
Zero Tolerance Towards Workplace Violence Grand Strand Health Takes a Comprehensive Approach to Combating Workplace Violence Workforce Development, Quality & Patient Safety
Personalizing Worker Wellness Plans Palmetto Health added work unit wellness approaches to its system-wide initiatives Workforce Development
Collaborating on Workforce Development and Community Improvement Spartanburg Regional and the Northside Development Group work together to employ more people from the surrounding community Population Health, Workforce Development
Reducing Specimen Labeling Errors The MUSC Labor and Delivery department created a Cord Blood Collection Kit to improve the collection and labeling process Quality & Patient Safety
Collaborating with Insurance Companies to Improve Person-Centered Care Palmetto Health and BlueCross BlueShield partner on high-risk case management to improve the quality of care Population Health, Quality & Patient Safety
Engaging the Media for Transparency The Regional Medical Center Invites Reporters to Tour and Learn About Their Emergency Department Quality & Patient Safety
Reducing Door-to-Triage Patient Times in the Emergency Room Williams Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC uses data analytics to improve impatient flow performance Quality & Patient Safety
In-System CNA Training to Fulfill Workforce Needs Carolinas Hospital System – Marion’s own CNA education program ensures quality recruits into their workforce Workforce Development