Patient flow is important. Few things in medicine claim to show improvements in patient experience, patient safety, and healthcare delivery while simultaneously improving efficiency, job satisfaction, and a hospital’s return on investment. A focus on patient flow has been proven to do so. This page is committed to helping all those who struggle daily with the management of an overcrowded healthcare system, overworked employees, and overburdening regulations while trying to deliver optimal medical care.
- Patient Flow Checklist – Developed as guide for what you have done and what else is known to be of benefit.
- Patient Flow Survey Results – Results of the patient flow survey shared anonymously, with comments.
- Patent Flow Resources – A list of free online resources related to patient flow.
Environmental Services..It Matters… A Lot !
The performance of your environmental services department is a critical step in your …Read more.
ED Flow Mind Map
ED flow is challenging. For all of those who struggle with defining various …Read more.
A Six Hour Stay Is Not An ED Visit- It’s An Obs Admission !
Unless you work in a small hospital with critically low volume and a …Read more.
Scribes: Pearls and Pitfalls
Much has been published regarding the use of scribes in the past few …Read more.
Holding Orders: Pearls and Pitfalls
As many hospitals battle the national physician shortage, emergency physicians are increasingly being …Read more.
ED Patient Segmentation
Many people have written about the segmentation of patient populations in the emergency …Read more.
Is It Time For A Physician In Triage?
This is a question many emergency departments struggle with due to the demands …Read more.