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  • Emergency Department Bottleneck

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    Emergency Department Bottleneck Proposal Joyan Thomas University of Phoenix Online OPS/HC 571 Patience McGee March 7, 2011 Emergency Department Bottleneck Proposal Introduction Most hospitals experience the affects of the unexpected, ambiguity and uncertainty, and as a result, face challenges with quality. Middletown Hospital is a 200-bed general not-for-profit hospital. The hospital has a 20-bed Emergency Department (ED). It averages 100 patients per day. The CEO of the hospital

  • Emergency Department Models of Care

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    Emergency Department Models of Care July 2012 NSW MINISTRY OF HEALTH 73 Miller Street NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2060 Tel. (02) 9391 9000 Fax. (02) 9391 9101 TTY. (02) 9391 9900 www.health.nsw.gov.au This work is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for study or training purposes subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgement of the source. It may not be reproduced for commercial usage or sale. Reproduction for purposes other than those indicated above requires written permission from the

  • The Effects Of Overcrowding Of Emergency Departments

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    The Effects of Overcrowding In Emergency Departments Emergency Departments (ED) are a crucial part of the medical field, because you can receive emergency care 24/7 and 365 days a year. EDs were designed to provide immediate and stabilizing care to patients with medical emergencies (Derlet & Richards & Kravitz, 2001). The current problem in EDs is overcrowding of patients. The cause of overcrowded EDs is multifactorial, but the main causes are inadequate inpatient capacity, ED closures and a shortage

  • Violence Against Nurses in the Emergency Department

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    Violence Against Nurses in the Emergency Department Kimberly L. Kirk Professional Nursing Practice of the Baccalaureate Nurse August 8, 2014 Violence against Nurses in the Emergency Department According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, workplace violence is defined as “an act of aggression directed toward persons at work or on duty, ranging from offensive or threatening language to homicide” (Wolf, Delao & Perhats, 2014, p.305). Workplace violence

  • Emergency Department Bottleneck Proposal Essay example

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    Emergency Department Bottleneck Proposal Middletown Hospital is a 200-bed, not-for-profit-general hospital that has an emergency department with 20 emergency beds. The emergency department handles on an average 100 patients per day. The hospital’s CEO has authorized the Six Sigma Team (SST) to address complaints received from patients seeking treatment between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The complaints are centered on waiting times and poor service. During this time the data indicates that approximately

  • Reducing Primary Care Utilization Of The Emergency Department

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    Reducing Primary Care Utilization of the Emergency Department Mary Urbina Florida Atlantic University Dr. Granger GEB 6217 Communication Skills for Business Professionals November 30, 2014   Table of Contents Executive Summary 3 Introduction 3 Recommendation: Hiring a Patient Navigator 4 Supporting Reasons for Recommendation 4 Preventing Increased Costs and Patient Dissatisfaction 5 Preventing Patients from Developing Serious Health Problems 7 Assisting Patients New to the Affordable

  • The Emergency Department And Its Effects On Health Care Access

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    ER" Redirecting Consumers from Costly Choices in Health Care Access Introduction Since the development of the EMTALA Act in 1986, any individual which presents to the emergency department, must be accessed and triaged by qualified medical personnel. (www.cms.gov) Individuals are aware that if they present to the emergency department, regardless if it is for just a tooth ache or a major illness like a heart attack, they will have to be treated. “This mandate does not extend to private physician offices

  • Emergency Department : Improving Quality Care Outcome

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    Emergency Department Promptness By Improving Quality Care Outcome Nwakaego Ugorji Charles R. Drew University Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing Introduction About 50 million Americans do not have health insurance and, the emergency department seems to be the only way to get adequate health care. Doctors there see all patients who arrive, regardless of their health insurance status (Lobachova L, Brown DF, Sinclair J, Chang Y, Thielker KZ, Nagurney JT. 2014). The quantity

  • The Role Of Emergency Department Physiotherapists And The United Kingdom

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    of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands until July 1, 2014. [2] Primary contact physiotherapists first arrived in emergency departments in the United Kingdom, with the role quickly expanding to Australia. [3, 4] The profession has continued to expand and evolve to better service in Emergency Departments. [3, 5, 4] Many studies have been performed regarding the roles of Emergency Department physiotherapists in both Australia and the United Kingdom, the data of which will be reviewed. However, with the

  • My Life After A Volunteer At The Emergency Department

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    passion. My novel discovery would take place during, one of the most scorching months of August I ever recall experiencing. It would be during this amplifying heat that I would conclude to go to Mercy Hospital and become a volunteer at the Emergency Department. This day would not only come to symbolize an inflection point in my life due to the fact that I had recently emigrated from Spain, but a realization of my calling in life. As if it was yesterday, I remember I had to wake up punctually that

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