2023 Together - P463 - Better Flow: Right Care, Right Place, Right Time - On Demand
Better Flow is a systemwide initiative to deliver the right care in the right place at the right time. Successful implementation requires seven steps focused on improving patient flow while delivering high-quality care and ensuring patient safety. The goals of the initative are to remove system barriers and improve efficiency by leveraging electronic health record tools to create consistent workflows both at the institution level and across a 1,300-bed enterprise. This framework is successful and generalizable.
- Healthcare Quality Professionals
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Other Healthcare Professionals
Describe the seven steps of a successful enterprise-level patient flow initiative.
Identify five electronic health record tools that can be utilized in patient flow quality improvement initiatives.
Use real-time data to implement patient flow improvements for capacity management.
Keely Dwyer-Matzky, MD, MSBA, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Patient Flow and Capacity Management, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
This activity was planned by, and for, the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contacts hours.
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours for Pharmacists.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-23-257-H04-P
Pharmacy Technicians (CPE)
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours for pharmacy technicians.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-23-257-H04-T
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Healthcare Quality Professionals (CPHQ)
This activity is approved by NAHQ® for 0.50 CPHQ CE credits.
Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)
Vizient, Inc. will award a maximum of 0.50 contact hours to all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity. These individuals will receive a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available.
Many state licensing boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.
- 0.50 ACPE Pharmacist
- 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 ANCC
- 0.50 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
- 0.50 General CE – Attendance
- 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)