Improving hospital discharge times requires a coordinated approach that looks at workflows holistically. Hospitals should iron out differences in workflow as much as possible.
Andy Oram at Healthcare IT Today interviewed Healthlink Advisors clinical transformation leaders around hospital discharges. The article discusses some organizational and workflow measures that hospitals are taking to shorten discharge times, saving money along the way.
Cynthia Davis, clinical transformation executive at the advisory firm Healthlink Advisors, says, “Start at the first hour to make a safe transition to the next place of care.”
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