Posted in April 2013

“I need to get out of the Excel spreadsheet and visit the floors.” Hospital Executive Rounding Improves Throughput and Care Quality.

“I need to get out of the Excel spreadsheet and visit the floors.” Hospital Executive Rounding Improves Throughput and Care Quality.

We note a refreshing perspective in this Becker’s interview with Sarah Choi, VP of finance for Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Here’s Choi’s response to a question about patient visits and community outreach:

My goal is to round on patients once a week and also participate in community outreach…When I do rounding, it helps me to experience what is going on with our staff so I have a better understanding of employees’ perspectives, especially the nurses who care for our patients each day.

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