Increase Emergency Department Throughput Goals

Identify Your Opportunities to Improve Emergency Department Patient Throughput 

Addressing critical gaps in emergency department flow, effectively and efficiently has many advantages, yet it is a constant challenge for many hospitals. Lack of available beds, poor access to care, bed management, and patient placement processes are all symptoms of poor patient throughput that negatively impacts scheduling, quality of care, and financial outcomes. Optimizing emergency department patient throughput is critical to operating a more efficient hospital and improving the delivery of safe, high-quality, patient-centered care.

Press Ganey Clinical Improvement Consulting experts have the knowledge and experience to help your organization optimize patient throughput. Our proven strategies and customizable emergency department consulting approach have helped hospitals across the nation achieve meaningful improvements in patient flow, delays in care, length of stay and access, including:

  • Development of centralized patient transfer center to promote flow in and out of the hospital environment
  • Establishment of a navigation center as the point of entry into the health system for referral to any system service
  • Improvement of patient flow within the organization to decrease Emergency Department holds and improve timeliness of inpatient discharge
  • Establishment of a dedicated Observation Unit to facilitate Emergency Room utilization management

Areas of Focus:

  • Emergency room management
  • Length of stay
  • Emergency room assessment
  • Increase patient satisfaction
  • Patient throughput
  • Emergency department flow
  • Emergency room throughput
  • Patients left without being seen
  • Emergency department overcrowding
  • Emergency department staffing
  • Emergency room nurse staffing
  • First case starts
  • Operating room revenue
  • Operating room scheduling
  • Operating room utilization

Using proven Soyring Consulting methods and time-tested tools, our Emergency Department consulting experts deliver measurable results with an average 5:1 return on investment, up to 25% in increased capacity, and a proven ability to help drive organizations to zero hospital acquired conditions. To learn how Press Ganey Clinical Improvement Consulting experts can help your organization improve patient throughput, complete this brief form and one of our experts will contact you.


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