TITLE

Surgery center cuts same-day cancellations

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Oct2011, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses that having nurses call patients three days before surgery allowed the University of North Carolina Health Care Ambulatory Surgical Center to reduce its same-day cancellation rate by 53 percent.
ACCESSION #
66454657

 

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