ED Efficiency

September 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p56
The article discusses the efficiency of the emergency department (ED) of the Mission Hospital in North Carolina. It states that the ED's waiting time is 92 minutes which caused dissatisfaction among patients and employees. The implementation of the Physician Integrated Team Triage which redesigned the existing processes and emphasized the importance of teamwork is explained. It also mentions that the new process is now centered on the patient.


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