Low-cost strategies help improve flow

November 2009
ED Management;Nov2009, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p124
The article focuses on the development of low-cost strategies for the improvement of hospital flow by the emergency department (ED) at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. It notes the two achievements accomplished by the hospital's team such as the elimination of ambulance diversion and reduction of the patients' rate of leaving without treatment. Furthermore, it also states the development of a new physician order flag system by the hospital.


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