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Emergency department clinical redesign, team-based care and improvements in hospital performance (Australia)

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posted by WM Admin on 2015-06-22 12:53:08.637

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The authors describe the impact of an emergency department (ED) clinical redesign project that involved team-based care and early senior assessment on hospital performance.

The project was associated with "... a 17% improvement in [National Emergency Access Target (NEAT)] performance with no evidence of an increase in clinical deterioration on inpatient wards and evidence for an improvement in hospital mortality".

To read the full abstract, and for information on how to access the full text, go to: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12424 or contact your DHB library, or organisational or local library for assistance.

Dinh, M. M., Green, T. C., Bein, K. J., Lo, S., Jones, A. and Johnson, T. (2015). Emergency department clinical redesign, team-based care and improvements in hospital performance: A time series analysis. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 14 June [Epub before print]