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By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Nov 06, 2018
A daily patient safety huddle has helped one hospital improve patient flow, reduce mortality, and increase joy in work.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Communication, Teamwork, Quality Improvement, Discharge Planning
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018
UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, used the diagnostic assessment and action planning approach described in IHI’s Achieving Hospital-wide Patient Flow white paper to accelerate existing efforts to achieve better hospital-wide patient flow.

 

Tag(s): Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Discharge Planning, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Cost Containment and Reduction
By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Nov 08, 2017
These five strategies will help build will for improving hospital-wide patient flow, from the highest levels of leadership to point-of-care managers and staff.

 

Tag(s): Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Discharge Planning, Quality, Cost, and Value, Quality Improvement
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
Even if bottlenecks are improved within the ED and OR, overall flow and capacity may not improve if the discharge process is inefficient.

 

Tag(s): Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Quality Improvement, Discharge Planning
By Karen Murrell | Wednesday, May 03, 2017
A typical emergency department doesn't treat patients with psychiatric needs, focusing instead on placing them elsewhere. Would we do this with any other patients? Would we ever put all of 'the pneumonias' in a corner without treatment for days? Dr. Karen Murrell argues that you need to improve behavioral health care in the ED to improve ED flow.

 

Tag(s): Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Discharge Planning, Behavioral Health, ED - Emergency Department, Quality, Cost, and Value
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