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Amgen; AstraZeneca; Baxter Healthcare; Cooper Health System; Eli Lilly; Genentech; GlaxoSmithKline; Memorial Hospital; North Shore University Hospital; Pfizer; Pharmacia; University of Pennsylvania Medical Center; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Yale-New Haven Hospital
The report, 44 pages—including an integrated map showing the common patient pathways across all centers—is based on in-depth interviews with leading physicians at six leading U.S. academic medical centers. It contains 19 graphics and 24 expert narratives, making it an accessible, yet rich resource. For example, snapshots are offered with information on each medical center such as average lengths of stay for each phase of care.
Best Practices LLC identified several key findings after analyzing the patient flow in six leading academic medical facilities. A sample of key findings include:
One interesting finding is that a sepsis patient can remain in the ED anywhere from 4 to 24 hours. The extended duration in the ED is either a function of bed availability or the need for emergency care. At these leading hospitals, the medical equipment and treatment options are comparable in the ICU and the ED, but staffing levels are different. Nursing ratios are higher in the ICU to watch patients more closely. Some interviewed physicians noted, though, that in the ED attending physicians are on duty at night, while the ICU is more likely to be staffed by residents or interns after regular working hours.
Patient Flow Analysis