Document Type


Executive Sponsor(s)

Suneela Nayak, Senior Director Operational Transformation, MaineHealth

Publication Date

Fall 10-26-2023


Operational Excellence, Maine Medical Center


Using a pager platform to receive vascular access consults related to peripheral intravenous catheter (PIV)/central line care and maintenance needs has resulted in significant time and delays in treatment lost by bedside nursing and vascular access staff. The goal of this project is to develop a nursing consult order set to replace the paging process to improve transparency and communication among team members, reduce delays in IV therapy administration, and improve efficiency.



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