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Predictive Management - Improving the Patient Experience In ED

20 July 2016

On June 3rd Cork University Hospital commenced an initiative to address the twin challenges of: 

(i)                  Ensuring that no patient waits over 24 hours in the Emergency Department and 

(ii)                Ensuring that no patient over 75 years of age waits over nine hours for a bed. 

Though these have been National targets for some time, we are far more concerned about the clear benefit that this will have to the individual patient. Prolonged waiting is physically detrimental to the patient and associated with a clear erosion of dignity.

Visit CEO Blog here to read further into his insight into how CUH is using predictive management techniques to improve on the patient experience in the Emergency department.



Visit Mr. Tony McNamara's, CEO, Cork University Hospital monthly blog and get an insight into his perspective on the key issues that we face in striving to constantly improve our services.

The blog can accessed on the hospital website homepage or by clicking here.