ED Transformation

Hendren, Rebecca
June 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2010, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p12
The article discusses the changes initiated by Christy Wade, nurse manager at Jersey City Medical Center's emergency department and her Six Sigma-certified colleagues. The project includes the use of EDIMS computer documentation system. Rooms were converted to make space for more observation patients and beds are replaced with treatment chairs to accommodate more patients. It is implied that changes decreased waiting time and increased treatments.


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