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
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
A Proactive Treatment Approach for Opioid-Dependent Babies Greenville Health System and Clemson University collaborate to research an innovative new treatment method for opioid-dependent newborns that significantly improves outcomes and reduces withdrawal symptoms Population Health, Quality & Patient Safety
Creating a Patient-Centered Mentality Through No Pass Zones McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast Institute No Pass Zones That Make Responding to Patients a Hospital-wide Responsibility Workforce Development, Quality & Patient Safety
Bringing Just Culture into the Classroom MUSC Makes Just Culture Principles Part of its Master of Healthcare Administration Curriculum Workforce Development, Quality & Patient Safety
Advance Care Planning Outside the Hospital Walls MUSC Health Collaborates to Engage Community on End-of-Life Conversations with Family-friendly Arts Festival Population Health, Quality & Patient Safety