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Emergency Department Efficiency

Improving Operational and Clinical Efficiency in the Emergency Department helps manage the Hospital and System effectively.

Standard ED Efficiency Tracks

  • Time and Throughput metrics
  • Patient movement
  • Staff scheduling
  • Imaging efficiency
  • Consults
  • Improving ED Length of Stay
  • Effective patient movement improves clinical outcomes for key diseases
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Benefits of Fusion Solution include:

  • Helps improve scheduling and patient movement
  • Reducing Boarder Time
  • Not just reporting the metrics but “What” is holding up the efficiency
    • Staffing
    • Imaging
    • Last Lab draw etc.
  • Acuity based workflows to help share with Urgent Care
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Return On Investment from Fusion Solution

55% improvement in Door to Doctor

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Patient Cohort - All ED visits. Can include urgent care if desired.

Step 1: Assess

  • Collaboratively set goals and objectives to deliver required outcomes for finalization for the program.
  • Identify and assess criteria for calculating a Return on Investment for the program.

Step 2: Examine and analyze over 200 specific data points

  • Workflows analysis for data points include – emergency department, clinical documentation, flowsheets, Best Practice Alerts, Medication Administrations, Navigators, Smart forms, ADT
  • Identify discrete data points to examine for data inconsistencies.
  • Optimize the workflow for process improvement based on Best Practices.
  • Define the necessary documentation standards to reduce data inconsistencies.
  • Order sets and groups to provide for the right care at the right time.

Step 3: Orchestrate, Blend & Synthesize

  • Coordinate EHR optimization to help Physicians, Specialists, Care Providers and Care Mangers.
  • Enable & organize to unlock the current data infrastructure based on data elements to implement a governed approach to analytics based on established project/program objectives and goals

Step 4: Optimize (user behavior analytics from above icon group)

  • Help validate the workflows and train end users during the acceptance and transitory phase to help drive adoption.
  • Suggest and recommend further refinement, if needed, based on specific organizational needs.

Step 5: Adopt

  • Provide Visualizations from extended data analytics infrastructure to help sponsors and committees drive the outcome objectives and goals.
  • Provide analytics for Clinical Efficiency teams to help derive the most value from adherence to shared baseline protocols (clinical guidelines for acute or chronic disease management), if applicable
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