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Principles in Patient Flow and Throughput
2 Days | 1.4 CEUs

This course presents common patient flow challenges and explores the system dynamics affecting patient throughput across the entire enterprise. We will cover industrial engineering concepts and tools you can use to develop metrics and conduct PI projects to evaluate and improve your institution's patient flow throughout the entire patient encounter.

What You Will Learn: 

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain key concepts of patient flow through an acute care hospital and various patient access points
  • Illustrate the importance of the emergency department in today‚Äôs environment
  • Develop hospital metrics to evaluate patient flow efficiency with respect to historical performance and industry benchmarks 

Course Content

Day 1 

  • What is Patient Troughput
  • Admission Sources
  • Bed Management/Bed Request
  • ED
  • PI Frameworks

Day 2 

  • Simulation
  • IP Flow - Care/Case Management
  • Discharge Process Improvement

CLASS CANCELLATION:

IIE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date

 

registration fee

SHS Member: $745
IIE Member: $795
Non-Member: $1,145

course schedule

Course ID: 1967
Sep 10 - 11, 2015
Norcross, GA
1967

Course ID: 2123
Sep 8 - 9, 2016
Norcross, GA
2123

 
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