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More and more people are seeking care in emergency departments, leading to crowding and extended wait times that can adversely affect patient satisfaction and outcomes.
In response, a number of emergency room (ER) nurses have come up with innovative ideas to improve patient throughput and enhance care.
“Wait times are a very prevalent problem,” said Paula Roe, BSN, MBA/HCM, FACHE, senior consultant with Simpler Consulting, based in Pittsburgh, Penn. “There are many things that can be done.”
Roe helps clients discover waste through Lean principles and thereby reduce ER wait times.