Dariele Burchfield

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Increasing demand for endoscopic procedures, coupled with decreasing insurance reimbursement, has necessitated improvement in endoscopy unit operational performance measures, such as increasing throughput and reducing staff overtime without an increase in patient waiting time. In pursuit of improving these measurements, maintaining the nurse-to-patient(More)
In this era of health care value-based purchasing, health care systems are increasingly focused on maximizing the utilization of their most expensive resources. This trend is evident in gastrointestinal endoscopy which makes up the largest percentage of ambulatory surgical center claims in Medicare. In response to these pressures, the Duke University Health(More)
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