Quality Winning Principle 3
Clinical decisions should be made on a daily basis to promote proactive case management.
This is not a stand alone principle: clinical decision-making is a key component across all improvements. Regular, timely clinical decision-making can make a significant impact on quality improvement, efficiency and the patients' experience.
Tried and tested approaches have successfully supported the above principles and realised the following benefits:
- Reduction in length of stay
- Proactive clinical decision-making
- Effective use of bed capacity
- Valuing patients' time
- Enhance clinical governance and risk management.
Winning Principle 3: Case Studies