Reducing Length of Stay by Enhancing Patients' Discharge: A Practical Approach to Improve Hospital Efficiency

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For years, hospitals have responded to inefficiencies by adding more resources, whereas research suggests that it is a flow problem. King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center decided to improve efficiency and enhance patient flow through improving patient discharge and reducing length of stay. Eight interventions were implemented; dedicating slots… (More)
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-781-8-157

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@article{Khalifa2017ReducingLO, title={Reducing Length of Stay by Enhancing Patients' Discharge: A Practical Approach to Improve Hospital Efficiency}, author={Mohamed Khalifa}, journal={Studies in health technology and informatics}, year={2017}, volume={238}, pages={157-160} }