TITLE

ED Transformation

AUTHOR(S)
Hendren, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2010, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
51163119

 

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