Using Online and Offline Change Models to Improve ICU Access and Revenues
Authors: Pronovost, Peter J.; Morlock, Laura; Davis, Richard O.; Cunningham, Terence; Paine, Lori; Scheulen, James
Source: Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Volume 26, Number 1, January 2000 , pp. 5-17(13)
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Abstract:The authors explain how improving processes and relationships among multiple departments and functional units in a hospital was critical to their efforts to expand the hospital’s capacity to care for additional emergency patients.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2000
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