FY2018 Foundation Funded Project Detail
|Specialized ultrasound equipment for cardiac patient evaluation and
treatment planning prior to Trans-aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure.
|Two Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine students will be tapped for
first-In-nation medical school Simulation Fellowship Program that gets underway
in the August 2018.
|Provides immediate verification of excised breast tissue margins and raises
the standard of care for patients undergoing surgical excision or biopsy
|$ $118,000||Safety & Quailty|
|Direct examination of motor and sensory functions of swallowing so that
treatment can be given to patients with swallowing difficulties
to decrease their risk of aspiration (food and liquids going into the lungs
instead of the stomach) and choking.
|$33,382||Safety & Quality|
|Beginning in the Summer of 2018, Southeast Health’s Internal Medicine residents
will begin providing follow-up care for patients in this supervised setting.
|Short-term critical prescription and transportation assistance for at-risk
Southeast Health patients meeting the hospital’s financial need criteria.
|Assists with more accurate placement of advanced treatment IV lines for
critically ill patients in Neuro Critical Care and Critical Care units.
|$31,000||Safety & Quality|
|Advanced nursing care training mannequins assist with new employee
orientation, nurse retention by reinforcing bedside skills.
|Provides privacy for breast-feeding moms and parents practicing kangaroo
care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
|Dedicated locking bedside medication and care carts for
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients.
|$9,812||Safety & Quality|
|Provides diabetic testing supplies and diabetes education to uninsured patients
to help in lifestyle changes that will improve their quality of life.
Provided in partnership with BBVA Compass.
|Draeger BabyLeo Training||$5,595||Safety & Quality|
|Post-mastectomy breast cancer patients benefit from lymphedema program
and initial compression garment(s) provided by Southeast Health’s Rehabilitation Services.
|Southeast Health hospitalists provide one-day series of patient care practices and protocols
to reinforce bedside skills for hospital and community direct care provider.
|Provides critical education to patients who are at a high risk of developing diabetes
and diabetes related complications before the patient is diagnosed.
|Golf Cart Enclosure and Heater||$2,000||Patient Comfort|
|*Includes all grants $1,000 or less||$1,371*||Various|