Rapid ED access reduces patients leaving without being seen

Perform Improv Advis. 2005 Oct;9(10):114-5, 109.


Implementing a brief sign-in process for emergency department patients, and completing full registration later at the bedside, has allowed the University of California, San Diego Medical Center to eliminate a major patient flow bottleneck.

MeSH terms

  • Academic Medical Centers
  • California
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Organizational Case Studies