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Enhancing hospital cash flow through improved medical records processing.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Quality management in health care
Publication Date
Volume
1
Issue
2
Pages
23–33
Identifiers
PMID: 10130707
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This article reviews a team-based effort to improve the performance of a key business process at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. The quality improvement team reduced the time required to complete medical records following patient discharge. This effort had a major impact on the hospital's cash flow.

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