Quality of Care

Is a Lack of Physician Alignment Eroding the Foundation of Your Patient Flow Management?

Is a Lack of Physician Alignment Eroding the Foundation of Your Patient Flow Management?

By Bob Gleason-Moore RN, MN

Use This Quick Checklist to Find Out

When a foundation is not optimized, it may weaken or even collapse the structure it is meant to support.

In the hospital, physicians play a cornerstone role in the foundation of optimizing patient flow and on-time patient progression.  So, why is it that physicians are often misaligned with the organization when it comes to these crucial components of the patient stay?  How do you find out if this is a problem in your hospital?

The 8 Milestones of Patient Throughput: How a “Production System” for Care Always Puts the Patient First

We think a lot about milestones in healthcare. The major milestones now are the shift from volume- to value-based care and the evolution to community health management. These healthcare milestones change everything about the way hospitals operate, provide care and succeed financially. So how do hospitals thrive in this evolution?