Tuesday, July 12, 2016

National Authority on Hospital Overcrowding, Patient Flow Speaks at USA

The University of South Alabama Department of Emergency Medicine hosted a lecture featuring Dr. Peter Viccellio, vice chair of the department of emergency medicine and associate chief medical officer at State University of New York in Stony Brook, N.Y.

Dr. Viccellio has instituted a full capacity protocol at Stony Brook University Hospital that has been emulated nationwide, with data demonstrating impact on patient flow, patient safety, length of stay and patient satisfaction. He is a national author on issues of patient flow, overcrowding, boarding and hospital efficiency.

Support for Dr. Viccellio’s presentation and visit was provided by the Dr. Richard Goldhamer Endowment.

Watch the video below to view the lecture in its entirety.

Peter Viccellio MD Presents Crowding: Why Should You Care? from USA Health on Vimeo.

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