Multifaceted approach keeps patients flowing

January 2009
Hospital Case Management;Jan2009, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p10
The article focuses on the emergency department (ED) at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. It states that the ED sees almost 63,000 patients every year and 170 patients every day. It tells that the ongoing pursuit of the center on process improvement is what makes it successful. Director of emergency services Monty Gooch lays the recent initiatives employed in the ED. It also notes that patients in the department are sorted by a nurse and physician.


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