This book includes a plain text version that is designed for high accessibility. To use this version please follow this link.
FOCUS

AN

INTELLIGENT

PATIENT

Cambridge Memorial Hospital is increasing effi ciency and improving patient care with a new emergency room tracking board and business-intelligence system.

By David Baum

ike many emergency rooms throughout North America, Cambridge Memorial Hospital had a practical, hands-on system for tracking patients and treatments: a large whiteboard mounted on the wall that could be quickly updated with felt- tip markers. The whiteboard was easy to see, easy to modify and it enabled both clinicians and administrators to keep a close eye on emergency room (ER) activities. The problem was that the whiteboard was not extensible. Staff could not

www.healthmgttech.com

HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

April 2010 13 Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36
Produced with Yudu - www.yudu.com