TITLE

Patient Flow in Hospitals: Understanding and Controlling It Better

AUTHOR(S)
Haraden, Carol; Resar, Roger
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Summer2004, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides insights into understanding and controlling patient flow in hospitals. Factors that influence the smooth and timely flow of patients through hospital departments and to develop and implement methods for improving flow; Need to smoothen the flow of elective surgery; Reducing waits for inpatient admission through emergency departments.
ACCESSION #
13374035

 

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