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Items Tagged ‘Mustafa Sir’

February 28, 2019

Feeling lonely in the emergency department? It may matter more than you think.

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

Waiting in the emergency room is not only frustrating for patients, but could contribute to future hospitalizations, shows new research. A collaborative team within the Mayo Clinic Emergency Department Clinical Engineering Learning Laboratory is working to improve the quality of care in emergency medicine. Researchers and health care providers work hand-in-hand in this embedded research […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, emergency department, health care systems engineering, Heather Heaton, Mustafa Sir, patient safety


March 14, 2017

Exploration of six alternatives nets policy that cuts surgical delay and overtime

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa

Study finds one strategy decreases overtime by 52 percent with same access for patients A few years back, the Mayo Clinic Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery approached Mayo scientists with a problem: a backlog of patients waiting for surgery. They wanted the scientists, in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, David Larson, health care systems engineering, Kalyan Pasupathy, Mustafa Sir, surgery


February 5, 2016

Reducing patient wait time and improving staff satisfaction in the Emergency Department

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

 Emergency Department Clinical Engineering Learning Laboratory: Engineering better experiences for Emergency Department patients, employees “I saw 21 patients today, and it’s now 5 p.m. There are only seven in the waiting room, despite an afternoon that saw peak registrations of 21 per hour,” said Eric Boie, M.D., Emergency Medicine, one recent Monday evening. “I can’t […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, David Nestler, emergency department, Eric Boie, health care systems engineering, Kalyan Pasupathy, Michael Laughlin Jr., Mustafa Sir, physician burnout, Thomas Hellmich


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