Reducing Emergency Department Length of Stay

From JAMA:

Bottom Line

  1. Multidisciplinary engagement of both frontline and executive staff by ED leadership, coupled with clear standards and real-time data, are essential to the success and sustainability of any improvement work.

  2. Separating patients with low- and high-acuity conditions in the ED can enhance the efficiency of managing both groups.

  3. Frequent review of performance metrics by frontline staff and hospital leadership facilitates real-time recognition of problems and evaluation of changes.

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