Written by Jill on Wednesday September 18th 2013 in Resources, Technical Corner
New Healthcare Whitepaper: Improving EDs
Brittany Hagedorn, SIMUL8’s new US Lead for Healthcare has written a great new whitepaper on how to improve Emergency Departments using simulation. She writes:
Management of the Emergency Department (ED) is an increasingly important priority for health systems. Under the dual stresses of operational pressures and payment reform, many recommendations have been made about how to improve throughput, reduce length of stay, mitigate readmissions, and improve quality. But do we really know which of the many factors is the main cause of the problem, or which solution would have the highest impact?