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iCare Resources for "Extreme Patient-Centeredness": Excellence

Connecting you to resources on providing patient centered-care

Distinctive Excellence

"... we are all on the journey of excellence. This approach needs to permeate all of the interactions with patients, families, and colleagues." (icare Standards)

Articles on Excellence

Driever, MJ., et al. "Striving for nursing excellence to strengthen nursing practice for the future." Communicating Nursing Research 40 (2007), 27, 29-53. PMID: 17900066. Request through interlibrary loan. 

Erickson, JI., MO. Ditomassi, and DA Jones. "Interdisciplinary Institute for Patient Care: advancing clinical excellence." Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) 38.6 (2008), 308-14. PMID: 1856283. Full-Text in Journals@Ovid Nursing Collection

Kapur N. "On the pursuit of clinical excellence." Clinical Governance: An International Journal 14.1 (2009), 24-37. Full-Text in OhioLINK EJC.

Otani K. "Patient satisfaction: focusing on 'excellent'." Journal of Healthcare Management 54.2 (2009), 93-103. Full-Text in CINAHL

Viggiano, TR., et al. "Putting the needs of the patient first: Mayo Clinic's core value, institutional culture, and professionalism covenant." Academic Medicine 82.11 (2007), 1089-93. PMID: 17971697Full-Text in Ovid High Impact Collection.