Patient flow is important. Few things in medicine claim to show improvements in patient experience, patient safety, and healthcare delivery while simultaneously improving efficiency, job satisfaction, and a hospital’s return on investment. A focus on patient flow has been proven to do so. This page is committed to helping all those who struggle daily with the management of an overcrowded healthcare system, overworked employees, and overburdening regulations while trying to deliver optimal medical care.

Pit Crews and the EM Team
Pit Crews and the EM Team
What we can learn in the ER from a Nascar pit crew ... more
The ED Dashboard
The ED Dashboard
Picture this: You are driving along a 4 lane highway and your ... more
ED Boarding
ED Boarding
We have been discussing ED boarding for well over 20 years. There ... more
Environmental Services..It Matters... A Lot !
Environmental Services..It Matters… A Lot !
The performance of your environmental services department is a critical step in ... more
ED Flow Mind Map
ED Flow Mind Map
ED flow is challenging. For all of those who struggle with defining ... more
A Six Hour Stay Is Not An ED Visit- It's An Obs Admission !
A Six Hour Stay Is Not An ED Visit- It’s An Obs Admission !
Unless you work in a small hospital with critically low volume and ... more
Provider In Triage
Provider In Triage
So you have decided to embark on a provider in triage and ... more
Scribes: Pearls and Pitfalls
Scribes: Pearls and Pitfalls
Much has been published regarding the use of scribes in the past ... more
Holding Orders: Pearls and Pitfalls
Holding Orders: Pearls and Pitfalls
As many hospitals battle the national physician shortage, emergency physicians are increasingly ... more
ED Patient Segmentation
ED Patient Segmentation
Many people have written about the segmentation of patient populations in the ... more
Is It Time For A Physician In Triage?
Is It Time For A Physician In Triage?
This is a question many emergency departments struggle with due to the ... more
The Silos Of Healthcare
The Silos Of Healthcare
Within the past 10 years, it is very likely that you have ... more