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Decompress the Emergency Department

DCCS Decreases Decision to Departure Time

DCCS-HPA works with ED and Hospitalist leadership to decompress the Emergency Department by improving patient flow.

Through an emphasis on improved ED/Hospitalists communication and Observation efficiencies, DCCS-HPA decreases decision to departure time for admitted ED patients and Observation hospitalizations resulting in higher patient satisfaction, and improved financial performance.

DCCS Emergency Department Decompression:

  • Improve ED/Case Management/Hospitalist communication

  • More accurate patient status determination

  • Decrease observation daily census

  • Decrease overall length of stay

Our interventions result in decreased decision

to departure time and increased bed availability.


Click Here for an in-depth look at our strategy and results as published in

The Journal of Hospital Administration.


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