Leaders' Guide to Emergency Departments

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Get top evidence-based strategies from leading health systems for improving efficiency and outcomes in the ED.

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The Leaders' Guide to Emergency Departments combines the most effective and innovative strategies for strengthening care processes and driving efficiency in the ED, sources from top organizations. Get the most value for your investment with four of our top-selling resources at 66% off their cover price.

Titles in the collection include:

  • Research Report - The ED Fix: Triage, Coordination, and Navigation
  • On-Demand Webcast - Telemedicine: A Strategic Tool to Grow Revenue and Drive Efficiency
  • On-Demand Simulcast - HLM LIVE from Cambridge Health Alliance: The Efficient ED
  • On-Demand Simulcast - HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Sharp Memorial Hospital: Emergency Department Throughput Redesign

 

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The ED Fix: Triage, Coordination, and Navigation - This report reveals new, proven ways healthcare leaders are cutting wait times and improving care: fine-tuning processes for speedy triage and evaluation, bringing patients closer to caregivers, optimizing discharges and transfers, and effectively guiding non-emergent patients. Find out:

  • Which ED performance tactics are most relevant to accelerating patient flow and driving improvements
  • How Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital’s four-category triage and “hallway protocol” helped to keep average door-to-doctor time at 15 minutes
  • How Montefiore Health System reduced future non-emergent ED visits by helping the 30% of patients without primary care relationships transition to PCPs for subsequent care
  • How Presbyterian Healthcare Services achieved a dramatic drop in ED boarding times by developing a comprehensive transfer center with live, systemwide bed management

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Telemedicine: A Strategic Tool to Grow Revenue and Drive Efficiency - Telemedicine pioneers from UC Davis and Mercy Health share strategies proven to bridge access gaps, improve patient experience, and streamline care through new mobile technologies, while driving down costs. At the conclusion of this webcast, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the revenue opportunities inherent in new mobile health technologies
  • Enhance efficiencies and quality of emergency and outpatient care through telemedicine
  • Understand the regulatory challenges facing telemedicine, and employ methods to overcome them
  • Learn how to integrate a telemedicine program into existing infrastructure, for both cost savings and ease of use

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HLM LIVE from Cambridge Health Alliance: The Efficient ED - CHA has refined the rapid assessment concept and solved another ED bottleneck—miscommunication during handoffs between providers—while reinforcing links between ED and primary care to close gaps in the continuum of care. You will:

  • Discover the two key moves that helped one Cambridge Health Alliance facility cut median ED stay time almost in half
  • Learn how the use of “patient partners” can direct and accelerate the ED workflow
  • Learn how to eliminate provider handoffs to reduce miscommunication and eliminate bottlenecks
  • Find out how Cambridge Health Alliance is forging stronger links between primary care and ED physicians

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Sharp Memorial Hospital: Emergency Department Throughput Redesign - Sharp Memorial Hospital leaders show how to improve ED throughput and satisfaction at no extra cost using Lean techniques, bedside triage, and “pod and huddle” teams.
You will:

  • Learn how to use Lean Six Sigma techniques to identify waste and set  priorities
  • Discover how team-based bedside triage slashes patient waiting time
  • Walk through nurse-to-nurse bedside handoffs to unclog ED to inpatient admissions
  • Learn how to install ED “pod” teams to streamline patient flow and reduce errors
  • Gain an understanding of how to use “huddles” to hardwire team communication