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Emergency department patient flow

Lundquist, Patrick R (2017) Emergency department patient flow. Master Essay, University of Pittsburgh.

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Public health is the health status of a population and uses different approaches to maintain the health of the population. Emergency departments play a key role in public health. They are complex and difficult due to many different factors. ABC Memorial Hospital had an emergency department that was inefficient and consistently failed to meet the time requirements they had set for themselves. The author was given opportunity to observe ABC Memorial’s ED and present the findings to the hospital’s Nurse Executive Forum. The purpose of this essay is to explore the overall importance of patient flow and patient satisfaction in the emergency department of a hospital. Throughout the essay the author will research and explore best practices, how to improve patient flow and satisfaction, and technology that helps improve the emergency department. The author will also provide the observations and recommendations given to ABC Memorial Hospital.


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Item Type: Other Thesis, Dissertation, or Long Paper (Master Essay)
Status: Unpublished
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Lundquist, Patrick Rprl10@pitt.eduPRL10
ContributionContributors NameEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairFriede, Samuel/Afriede@pitt.edufriedeUNSPECIFIED
Committee MemberRicci, Edmund/Memricci@pitt.eduemricciUNSPECIFIED
Date: 21 March 2017
Date Type: Publication
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: School of Public Health > Health Policy & Management
Degree: MHA - Master of Health Administration
Thesis Type: Master Essay
Refereed: Yes
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2017 19:28
Last Modified: 25 May 2024 11:55


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