Patient Flow Management

Patient Flow Management Monday, May 12, 2008

Improving patient flow in hospitals increases patient safety, access to care, patient and staff satisfaction, and revenue. 

Overcrowding in hospitals can lead to bottlenecks in patient flow, delays in care, lack of continuity in care, and other inefficiencies.

The featured innovations describe how three hospitals used strategies and flow management principles from the private sector to redesign their health care processes.

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