I am looking for ED's which are using a short or rapid triage system. That is to say, a facility that utilizes a staff member to collect basic demographic information and chief complaint, assign a priority and then the patient is put immediately into a treatment area for full nursing assessment and medical screening exam/treatment.
My facility is redesigning processes and this model appeals to us but we would like to investigate further and talk with sites using a similar process. Please discribe your processes and your backup plans and triggers for initiating them.
Please assist me if you can and thank you in advance.
Charles Donovan, BSN, RN
Frederick Memorial Hospital
Project Manager - PICIS OR Manager Implementation Project
Project Manager - Emergency Department Process Improvement / EDIS Project
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