Optimizing emergency department front-end operations.

@article{Wiler2010OptimizingED,
  title={Optimizing emergency department front-end operations.},
  author={Jennifer L. Wiler and Christopher Gentle and James M. Halfpenny and Alan Heins and Abhi Mehrotra and Michael G. Mikhail and Diana Fite},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={142-160.e1}
}
As administrators evaluate potential approaches to improve cost, quality, and throughput efficiencies in the emergency department (ED), "front-end" operations become an important area of focus. Interventions such as immediate bedding, bedside registration, advanced triage (triage-based care) protocols, physician/practitioner at triage, dedicated "fast track" service line, tracking systems and whiteboards, wireless communication devices, kiosk self check-in, and personal health record technology… CONTINUE READING

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