The method for implementing the Door-to-Doc process flow in diverse emergency departments was based on a change model that recognizes the need for robust technical solutions along with acceptance of the change by those affected. It involved two important aspects:
“Door to Doc” was successful in reducing the time for patients to be seen by a physician and the rate of leave without treatment, thereby improving patient safety.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Patient/Medication safety; Quality improvement strategies
Last updated: May 15, 2013.
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