Infrastructure & Governance

A Team Approach to Improving Patient Throughput

Anne Applebee, RN Shift Supervisor, LincolnHealth
Jill Simmons, Manager of Case Management, LincolnHealth
Dianna Trueman, Charge Nurse, Emergency Department, LincolnHealth

Based on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Culture of Safety Survey, LincolnHealth identified improvement opportunities in the domains of Teamwork Across Units and Handoffs/Transitions. Join this webinar to explore how this high-performing healthcare organization is now meeting the national throughput benchmarks and continues to demonstrate improvement in additional domains. The presenters will share an interdisciplinary team-based approach, how they gained the essential buy-in and support and secured the dedicated resources. All of which has resulted in impressive patient throughput outcomes and enhanced teamwork.