Emergency Department - Hospital Compare Data as of April 2016

Emergency Department - Hospital Compare Data as of April 2016

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Hospital Compare Data as of April 2016

(discharges from July 2014 - June 2015)

More recent data is also available reporting discharges from April 2015 through March 2016

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New Rapid Assessment Triage Team (RATT) Visual Metrics - Computer Tracking System Initiation of admission orders within one hour of status change to inpatient. New Rapid Assessment Triage Team (RATT) Visual Metrics - Computer Tracking System Fast Track Area Visual Metrics - Computer Tracking System Visual Metrics - Computer Tracking System Improved Facility Layout Daily nursing communication & education; P.A. in Triage to initiate orders. Patients treated Opened new vertical hold treatment area for additional access to care. In final phases of ED Expansion Planning and Approval Process. Reporting daily metrics on key quality measures. Implemented new processes (rapid triage), Reporting daily metrics on key quality measures and working on ED Expansion and Vertical Hold Plans. Triage to work on process to identify patients with broken bones and notify PA so pain medication can be ordered.  Daily metrics are being reported and initiative to decrease door to doc time is in effect. Throughput times are now being examined in detail to break down the patient's experience in various components to see where we have opportunities to reduce time in department and time to be seen by a physician.  A Workout is being scheduled for August to formulate action plans to improve the throughput process. Throughput times are now being examined in detail to break down the patient's experience in various components to see where we have opportunities to reduce time in department and time to be seen by a physician.  A Workout is being scheduled for August to formulate action plans to improve the throughput process. Created admission units to move patients out of the ED to increase patient flow. Created admission units to move patients out of the ED to increase patient flow. Created admission units to move patients out of the ED to increase patient flow. Created admission units to move patients out of the ED to increase patient flow.  Created Fast Track Unit to move patients out of the ED to increase patient flow. New protocol for pain management developed. Implementation of bridge orders by ED physicians. Teletracking monitoring and updating attribute forms in a timely manner. Teletracking monitoring and updating attribute forms in a timely manner. Hospital wide plan to implement an admission holding unit for patients waiting for a bed. Implementation of direct bedding and vertical bed area. Education of team members to remove patients from tracking board in a timely manner. ED coordinator monitors discharge orders. Implementation of direct bedding and vertical bed area. Implemented triage protocols to address pain management  and updated white boards to improve pain management and communication.

Emergency Department Care - Hospital Compare Data as of April 2016