Urgent Matters and the American College of Emergency Physicians have developed a discharge toolkit to expedite appropriate care for patients with atrial fibrillation.
This poster presented at the 2013 Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference describes a staff-driven approach for improving patient care in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Thanks to Mark Graban for identifying this poster.
This post on the HBR Blog Network describes a visual tool at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle that has accelerated patient mobility. Research has shown that early mobility is an important aspect for improved patient outcomes and shortened length of stay.
Discussion of applications of lean within the OR.
Lean projects at Kaiser Permanente are detailed and discussed. The report is a system-level presentation showing many departmental improvements.