Parkview Health System, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Correspondence: Jan Powers, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FCCM, FAAN, Parkview Health System, 11109 Parkview Plaza Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 ([email protected]).
The authors acknowledge all the work of the tracheostomy steering committee that initiated and implemented this process to improve care of all patients with a tracheostomy. Without the diligent focus of physicians (Drs Rao, Cava, and Peterson), nursing directors, nursing educators, respiratory therapists, speech-language pathologists, and case managers, the tremendous improvements would not be possible.
J. Powers is on speaker's bureau for Abbott Nutrition, Stryker Medical, and Turn Medical. She has provided educational content for Envizion Medical and Avanos. The other authors declare no conflicts of interest related to this work.
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Accepted for publication: December 19, 2022
Early Access: January 18, 2023