Search Tag: inpatient

Executive Health Management

New Outpatient Model

2015 03 Aug

A hospital in Texas has created a short-stay center to address the increasing demand for outpatient services and a surplus of inpatient beds. This is a move that other hospitals across the country may also start to consider.  According to experts, inpatient volumes will continue to decline and care will continue to shift to outpatient settings. In... Read more

ICU Management

Two Studies Examine ED Timeliness

2014 15 Sep

Two studies which examined timeliness and lengths of stay in emergency departments (ED) found potential for improvement. Furthermore, variability across EDs was found to depend on factors such as hospital size, urban vs. rural location, ownership and teaching status, as well as rates of inpatient admissions. ED Timeliness A study conducted... Read more