Overview

Boarding in the ED. Scheduling problems in the OT. Back-ups in the ICU. Patients waiting for discharge. Idle beds ready to be cleaned. For years health systems have been stuck in a gridlock of inter-departmental congestion, bed shortages, and long patient wait times. Implementing effective process flow and scheduling tools and technology, as well as a new governance model, can help organizations operate at high occupancies - safely and sustainable.