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Basic Building Blocks General Guidance Document

Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 20, 2016


ISBN 978 1 78652 299 3
PPDAS 70453

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1. 6 Essential Actions

2. Basic Footprint of Hospital Flow

3. Emergency Department Profiling
a. Understanding Current Performance
b. Emergency Department Demand Profiling
c. Length of Stay
d. Emergency Department Occupancy

4. In-patient Staging Post Profiling
a. Demand profiling,
b. Length of stay profiling
c. Occupancy

5. Whole System 'Ought to Be' Numbers

6. Using Simulation to Support Improvement

7. Next steps