TITLE

Let It Flow

AUTHOR(S)
Delisle, Dennis R.; Jaffe, Kathleen; Jefferson, Thomas
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
Six Sigma Forum;Feb2015, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the application of lean improvement strategies in improving perioperative patient flow. It cites the Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals which is located in Philadelphia wherein the patient admission to pre-operative process areas is the focused area for improvement. It notes that the of the most common cause of operating room (OR) delays is getting the patient into the OR.
ACCESSION #
111067122

 

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