The ED Fix: Triage, Coordination, and Navigation

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This report uncovers where providers will be investing to improve ED throughput and patient satisfaction.

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Pubcode: INTELBP0514
Price: $499

ED patient flows are unpredictable—but that doesn’t mean they can’t be optimized. This report, The ED Fix: Triage, Coordination, and Navigation, 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.

With this in-depth report, gain insights into key strategies and spending plans, such as the following:

  • Where providers will be investing to optimize ED performance
  • 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
  • Which new practices, including hallway beds on hospital floors, have been shown to speed care and improve patient satisfaction
  • 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
  • What new strategies providers are using to enlist ED physician support for navigator programs
  • How Presbyterian Healthcare Services achieved a dramatic drop in ED boarding times by developing a comprehensive transfer center with live, systemwide bed management
  • What nurse navigators can do to help patients establish primary care relationships and avoid future non-emergent ED visits
  • How Montefiore Health System is preparing patient navigators to educate patients, redirect patients to more appropriate levels of care, arrange for physician or specialist appointments and outside diagnostic tests, connect eligible patients with Medicaid, and align patients in need with homeless services
  • Ways in which a patient transfer center can act as a centralized hub for ED throughput and bed management

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