Improving the discharge process on one medicine unit.
Project Description: Healthcare organizations are experiencing external and internal pressures to cut costs and adopt strategies to improve throughput and reduce length of stay. Reducing delays in patients discharges will improve throughput, decrease length of stay and ultimately costs. The pilot unit is currently not meeting current unit/hospital metrics. Introduction of a 3pm discharge huddle to identify patients for next day discharge and any anticipated barriers to discharge. Discharge huddle uses a multidisciplinary approach to improving the discharge process.
QPI: Grace, Mayne, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Advisors: (email@example.com); (GREJEA@shands.ufl.edu)
UF Health Big Aims: Increase Value None