The Use of Toyota Production System Principles to Improve Efficiency with Hospital Throughput (Discharge) on a Pediatric Medical-Surgical Unit

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 603
Date: Fri, Apr 26th, 2019
Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Description:

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Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: What does Toyota have to do with discharge on a pediatric medical-surgical unit? From meaningful engagement of front line staff, to improved quality and efficiency of discharge, and improved staff engagement, hear about one unit’s QI journey and work with Toyota Production System quality improvement strategies to improve patient throughput.
Primary Presenter Bio: Rachel is the inpatient nursing director for the medical-surgical, progressive care, and observation units at the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA. She received her BSN from the University of Virginia and MSN from Old Dominion University in 1999 and 2012, respectively. Her 20 years of nursing experience is exclusive to pediatrics and has spanned various roles in inpatient nursing education and leadership.
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Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: What does Toyota have to do with discharge on a pediatric medical-surgical unit? From meaningful engagement of front line staff, to improved quality and efficiency of discharge, and improved staff engagement, hear about one unit’s QI journey and work with Toyota Production System quality improvement strategies to improve patient throughput.
Primary Presenter Bio: Rachel is the inpatient nursing director for the medical-surgical, progressive care, and observation units at the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA. She received her BSN from the University of Virginia and MSN from Old Dominion University in 1999 and 2012, respectively. Her 20 years of nursing experience is exclusive to pediatrics and has spanned various roles in inpatient nursing education and leadership.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
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