Time from ICU to Inpatient Bed (median)

Improving Flow

Definition

The median time from when the patient is deemed ready for transfer from the intensive care unit (ICU) to when the patient is physically placed in an inpatient bed.

 

Goal

Decrease the median time from when the patient is deemed ready for transfer from the ICU to when the patient is physically placed in an inpatient bed to four hours or less.

 

Sample Graph

 

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Related Tools
AM Bed Huddle Worksheet
Faxed Report Form

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