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Managing Patient Flow E-Book Package (PDF Site License)

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Virtual boxed set saves you money! Get two patient flow e-books to increase quality and safety edited by Dr. Eugene Litvak, a world-renowned leader in hospital operations redesign.

April 2019. English version.

Package includes two PDF books:

  • Optimizing Patient Flow:  Advanced Strategies for Managing Variability to Enhance Access, Quality, and Safety
  • Managing Patient Flow in Hospitals: Strategies and Solutions, Second Edition 
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  • system license allows this ebook to be shared among unlimited users within all facilities or sites within a health care system, either by posting to a secure intranet site or by providing other means of secure access. Please contact JCR Customer Service (877.223.6866 option 1) for pricing of a system license.

$385.00
Product Description

Product Description

Health care executives, CEOs, board members, physicians and medical officers, nurses and nurse executives, quality and process improvement managers, productivity managers, and emergency department (ED), surgery, critical or intensive care (ICU), and nursing operations professionals can learn to master the theory and practice of patient flow with this virtual boxed set from Eugene Litvak, PhD, a world-renowned leader in hospital operations redesign. They will benefit from this e-book package pairing the 5-star Optimizing Patient Flow: Advanced Strategies for Managing Variability to Enhance Access, Quality, and Safetywith the classic Managing Patient Flow in Hospitals: Strategies and Solutions, 2nd edition. We’ve bundled these e-books to provide health care leaders with scientifically grounded methods to optimally manage patient flow. Buy them together and receive 10% off!

For more information on Managing Patient Flow in Hospitals: Strategies and Solutions, 2nd Edition, click here.

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PDF Site License - A PDF site license entitles you to share this electronic book with others in your organization only, either by posting to a secure intranet site or by providing other means of secure access. For users who do not work within one facility, consider a system license. Please contact JCR Customer Service (877.223.6866 option 1) for pricing of a system license.

Please Note: The above license allows for secured electronic access; it does not allow for widespread printing and distribution of the ebook in hard copy format, even within a facility or system. If The Joint Commission becomes aware of any infringement on its copyrighted content, it reserves the right to pursue legal action against any or all parties not complying with the terms of this ebook license.

 

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

OPTIMIZING PATIENT FLOW: ADVANCED STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING VARIABILITY TO ENHANCE ACCESS, QUALITY, AND SAFETY
PART I: CEO PERSPECTIVES: COMMITTING TO OPTIMIZED PATIENT FLOW
Chapter 1: How We Improved Care and Added Millions to the Bottom Line: An Outsider’s Perspective: James M. Anderson, JD. 
Chapter 2: Using Operations Management to Reduce Variability in Surgical Demand: Jack Kitts, MD
Chapter 3: A Proactive Initiative to Improve OR Scheduling: William C Rupp, MD as interviewed by Hakmeng Kang, MBA
Chapter 4: Using Science and Design to Improve Patient Flow: John B. Chessare, MD, MPH, FACHE 
PART II: THE MECHANICS OF FLOW
Chapter 5: Reduction and Management of Variability in Health Care Delivery: Julia L. Krol, RN, BSN, MBA, and Michael C. Long, MD
Chapter 6: Using Variability Methodology to Improve Patient Flow: Three Projects Offering Tangible Results: Julia L. Krol, RN, BSN, MBA, and Michael C. Long, MD 
Chapter 7: Variability Methodology: Tools & Techniques: Cheri Ward, MPH, DPT, and Kristy Zhou, BSc, BComm, MM in Operations Research
PART III: HOW WE DID IT: THE CASE STUDIES
Chapter 8: Right Focus, Right Solution: How Reducing Variability in Admission and Discharge Improves Hospital Capacity and Flow: Peter Viccellio, MD, FACEP; Katherine Ardalan Hochman, MD, FHM; Peter P. Semczuk, DDS, MPH; and Carolyn Santora, MS, RN, NEA-BC, CSHA, CPHQ
Chapter 9: New Jersey’s Collaborative on Patient Throughput: Mary A. Ditri, DHA, MA, CHCC; Aline M. Holmes, DNP, MSN, RN; Patricia A. McNamee, RN, MS; Robert G. Lahita, MD, PhD; and Elizabeth Ryan, JD.
Chapter 10: Rightsizing Inpatient Medical Units: Developing Telemetry ADT Criteria: Robert G. Lahita, MD, PhD, FACP, MACR, FRCP, and Jennifer Crist-Muñoz, APN-C
Chapter 11: Standardizing Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Processes to Reduce Artificial and Clinical Variability: Daniel J Beckett, MD, FRCP, MBChB(Hons), MSc., BSc (Hons); David A. McDonald ProfD, BSc (Hons), MCSP; Patrick Rafferty, BN; and Martin Hopkins, MA(Cantab), MBA
PART IV: WHOLE SYSTEM FLOW: BEYOND THE HOSPITAL SETTING
Chapter 12: Bottlenecks in Flow to Post-Acute Care: Alan Forster, MD, FRCPC, MSc; Renate Ilse, RN, DHA; Daniel Kobewka, MD, MSc; and Kednapa Thavorn, PhD
Chapter 13: Pulling Out All the Stops: Delivering Whole System Flow: David Fillingham, MA (Cantab), MBA, CBE; Bryan Jones, PhD; and Penny Pereira, MA (Cantab)
 
MANAGING PATIENT FLOW IN HOSPITALS: STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS, SECOND EDITION
FOREWORD
Susan Dentzer
INTRODUCTION
Eugene Litvak, Ph.D.
part I. TUTORIALS
Chapter 1. The Problem of Patient Flow
Marilyn E. Rudolph, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A.
Chapter 2. Impact of Patient Flow Issues on Nursing Staff and Patients
Peter I. Buerhaus, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.; Anne Miller, Ph.D., R.N.
Chapter 3. Assessment of Patient Flow
Brad Prenney, M.S., M.P.A.
Chapter 4. Strategies for Managing Patient Flow
Sandeep Green Vaswani, M.B.A.; Michael C. Long, M.D.; Brad Prenney, M.S., M.P.A.;
Eugene Litvak, Ph.D.

Chapter 5. Measurement and Evaluation of Patient Flow: The Right Data, Measures, and Analyses
Kathleen Kerwin Fuda, Ph.D.
part II. CASE STUDIES
Chapter 6. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: Redesigning Perioperative Flow Using Operations Management Tools to Improve Access and Safety
Frederick C. Ryckman, M.D.; Elena Adler, M.D.; Amy M. Anneken, M.S.; Cindi A. Bedinghaus, R.N., M.S.N.; Peter J. Clayton, M.P.A.; Kathryn R. Hays, M.S.N., R.N.; Brenda Lee; Jacquelyn W. Morillo-Delerme, M.D.; Pamela J. Schoettker, M.S.; Paul A. Yelton; Uma R. Kotagal, M.B.B.S., M.Sc.
Chapter 7. Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Anaheim: Optimizing Patient Flow
Judy Kibler, R.N., M.Ed.; Marlean Free, Ph.D.; Maria Lee, Ph.D., M.B.A.; Kirk Rinella, M.B.A., R.C.P., M.B.A.; Judy White; Ed Ellison, M.D.; Julie Miller-Phipps; Lisa Schilling, R.N., M.P.H.
Chapter 8. Improving Hospitalwide Patient Flow at Northwest Community Hospital
Barbara Weintraub, R.N., M.S.N., M.P.H., A.P.N., C.E.N.; Kirk Jensen, M.D., M.B.A.,
F.A.C.E.P.; Karen Colby, R.N., M.S., C.N.A.A.-B.C.
INDEX
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