March ACEP Informatics Section Grand Rounds - Command Center Medicine to Improve Emergency Department Patient Flow
Command Center Medicine to Improve Emergency Department Patient Flow The session will describe how software and associated technology can enable meta level oversight, predictive analytics and telemedicine interventions to improve patient flow in emergency departments. The result is improved patient experience and provider satisfaction, better metrics, and positive financial results. Dr. Ed Barthell is currently CEO of EmOpti, a company that provides technology and partners with existing emergency physician groups to improve patient flow and overall outcomes. Ed has been an active ACEP member for many years, and founded the ACEP Informatics Section in the early 1990s. He worked clinically for over 20 years, founded another successful software company focused on managing ambulance traffic and diversions, and worked for several years for Microsoft Health Solutions Group.