Patient Throughput: Breaking Down Barriers to Timely and Effective Care

In recent years, throughput has deteriorated significantly, driving up average length of stay (ALOS) and compromising effective care orchestration: the ability to deliver healthcare services precisely when needed, in the most appropriate setting.


Patient discharge delays are causing pain for all stakeholders in the patient journey. Quality of care, patient safety, and health system performance are all at stake.


In this Starter Guide, learn about the shortcomings in the referral management process, and the strategies every health system can employ to improve patient throughput.  This guide offers valuable insights and practical guidance on what successful health systems are doing to improve patient throughput, so you can get patients to the best care setting on their journey.