| Tuesday, Aug 07, 2018
To improve hospital flow without distortion, leaders must look at the whole system of care processes, not just performance within individual patient care units or for subgroups of patients. Systems thinking requires viewing the organization as adaptive to the needs of patients, and comprised of interdependent clinicians and staff, departments, patient care units, infrastructure, and processes all working toward a common purpose.
| Thursday, Jan 25, 2018
Failing to improve hospital-wide patient flow puts patients at risk for suboptimal care and potential harm. It also increases the burden on clinicians and hospital staff.
| Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018
UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, used the diagnostic assessment and action planning approach described in IHI’s Achieving Hospital-wide Patient Flow white paper to accelerate existing efforts to achieve better hospital-wide patient flow.
| Friday, Dec 15, 2017
Working with experts and partners from around the world, we created hundreds of publications, online courses, blog posts, videos, and WIHI audio programs. Which ones rose to the top for us and are worth your time?
| Wednesday, Nov 08, 2017
These five strategies will help build will for improving hospital-wide patient flow, from the highest levels of leadership to point-of-care managers and staff.