Managing the many challenges associated with the
function of a contemporary emergency department
can prove daunting to even the most skilled
managers. The many difficulties that exist can be
just overwhelming - staffing issues, Joint Commission
and regulatory requirements, holding of admitted
patients, lack of back-up in essential specialties, tight
budgets, waiting times and patient satisfaction issues.
The challenges just seem endless. Yet, there are answers.
There are EDs that have faced the same challenges and have
come up with viable solutions.
The focus of the 2013 Innovations in Emergency Department
Managment course will be on leadership and operational
that have been proven successful in the tough environment of
today's emergency department. You'll hear
from a wide range of
experts who have "been there, done that" and who have created
innovative solutions to some of the
ED's toughest challenges.
Spend two days with these thought leaders and you'll return
home with a series of tested solutions and a renewed
enthusiasm for dealing with the many
challenges of today's
modern emergency department.