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IT Management

Solution ER Overcrowding: Tele-triage

2016 01 Aug

With unpredictable rises in Emergency Department use, one Florida health system brainstormed to develop a strategy to deal with the unexpected volume. The solution was to control surges by combining triage with telemedicine.Aiming to offset overcrowding in the Emergency Department, Baptist Health South Florida in Coral Gables developed what it called... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pod-and-huddle ED Model Speeds Processes

2015 23 Nov

Emergency departments (ED) are usually designed in a linear flow, attaching nurses or physicians to particular patients and specific tasks. However, this type of system is vulnerable to uneven staff low, high patient levels, and a backflow of ED discharge. If an ED was designed to be more versatile and facilitate more effective teamwork, it would look... Read more

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