ER Wait Times: How to Tame the Beast

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Mar 27, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

It’s not just the physicians’ and nurses’ job to move people through the ER.

A patient in an Illinois hospital died while waiting to be seen in the ER – and the death was ruled a homicide. But even when outcomes aren’t that extreme, long ER times lead to poor patient outcomes and terrible PR.

Don’t accept long wait times as a fact of life. Learn how to deal with a shortage of trained personnel and other roadblocks that affect your wait times significantly in this 60-minute teleconference with expert speaker Ted Kloth. He’ll discuss operational methods that have -- and haven’t -- worked for hospitals and how to save time, money and your patient satisfaction.

Who should attend: Staff nurses, supervisors, managers, case managers, risk management personnel, and ED directors.

Here's what you will learn:

  • Smart ways to tackle the big 3: Time, money, and patient satisfaction.
  • Why your whole facility must be "bought in," not "brought in," when it comes to moving patients.
  • How ancillary and supportive services can contribute to the success of any plan.
  • Patient safety: Where it sits in the ER wait time controversy.
  • What an ER is really for -- and how to address expectations in patient education.
  • The #1 key to running a successful ED. Hint: Think short time.
  • Have lingering questions? Ask Ted directly during an interactive Q&A!

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

Order Below Or Call 800-874-9180 Today!

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Ted Kloth

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