Revistas Académicas WoS

Emergency departments key performance indicators: A unified framework and its practice

An emergency department (ED) in a hospital provides 24_hour care for the injured/severely ill patients. EDs are essential in any health care system. However, they face many challenges to provide timely treatment such as shortage of specialists, inadequate infrastructure, and unavailability of hospital beds, among others. These challenges are worldwide and undermine the effectiveness of operations and quality of services throughout the hospital.
International Journal of Health Planning and Manag, pp. 1 - 19
Autor(es): Núñez Alicia, Neriz Liliana, Mateo Ricardo, Ramis Francisco, Ramaprasad Arkalgud