A multipronged approach to improving ED throughput
Laura Stanfield MSN, RN, NE-BC, CEN; Tiffany Johnson BSN, RN; Greg Moyer RN; Debbie Hunt MSN, RN, NE-BC
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Purpose: Improve ED Throughput by incorporating all members of the care team
Method: Monthly ED Taskforce meetings to review metrics and develop innovative strategies for improvement
Results/Outcomes: Decreased Overall LOS, LWBS Rate & Admit Time while Volume Increased
Implications: Significant improvement in patient experience and care as well as business functionality using a multipronged approach with all members of the care team
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