Achieving hospital-wide patient flow, and ultimately improving outcomes and the experience of care for patients, requires an appreciation for the entire system of care. A hospital is an interconnected, interdependent system; improvements in one department affect the operations of other departments. In a 2003 white paper, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) explained, “Understanding patient flow requires looking at the entire hospital system of care, not just in isolated units.
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Achieving Hospital-wide Patient Flow
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