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Patient Flow : Reducing Delay in Healthcare Delivery

By: Hall, Randolph W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.International Series in Operations Research & Management Science S., v. 91: Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer-Verlag New York Inc, 2006Description: 1 online resource (476 p.).ISBN: 9780387336367.Subject(s): Health care reform | Health services administration | Medical careGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Patient Flow : Reducing Delay in Healthcare DeliveryDDC classification: 362.1068 LOC classification: RA394 .P385 2006Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Matter; Modeling Patient Flows Through the Healthcare System; Hospitals and Clinical Facilities, Processes and Design for Patient Flow; Access to Surgery and Medical Consequences of Delays; Breakthrough Demand-Capacity Management Strategies to Improve Hospital Flow, Safety, and Satisfaction; Managing Patient Appointments in Primary Care; Waiting Lists for Surgery; Personnel Staffing and Scheduling; Discrete-Event Simulation of Health Care Systems; Forecasting Demand for Regional Healthcare; Queueing Analysis in Healthcare; Rapid Distribution of Medical Supplies
Using a Diagnostic to Focus Hospital flow Improvement StrategiesContinuum of Care Program; A Logistics Approach for Hospital Process Improvements; Managing a Patient Flow Improvement Project; Back Matter
Summary: Aims to improve healthcare through reducing the delays experienced by patients. One aspect of this goal is to improve the flow of patients, so that they do not experience unnecessary waits as they flow through a healthcare system. Another aspect is ensuring that services are closely synchronized with patterns of patient demand.
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Front Matter; Modeling Patient Flows Through the Healthcare System; Hospitals and Clinical Facilities, Processes and Design for Patient Flow; Access to Surgery and Medical Consequences of Delays; Breakthrough Demand-Capacity Management Strategies to Improve Hospital Flow, Safety, and Satisfaction; Managing Patient Appointments in Primary Care; Waiting Lists for Surgery; Personnel Staffing and Scheduling; Discrete-Event Simulation of Health Care Systems; Forecasting Demand for Regional Healthcare; Queueing Analysis in Healthcare; Rapid Distribution of Medical Supplies

Using a Diagnostic to Focus Hospital flow Improvement StrategiesContinuum of Care Program; A Logistics Approach for Hospital Process Improvements; Managing a Patient Flow Improvement Project; Back Matter

Aims to improve healthcare through reducing the delays experienced by patients. One aspect of this goal is to improve the flow of patients, so that they do not experience unnecessary waits as they flow through a healthcare system. Another aspect is ensuring that services are closely synchronized with patterns of patient demand.

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