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histories, that patients bring with them on their devices. Data from these
wearable devices can help staff make better, more informed decisions
about patient care.
The technology can also help better direct patients to the appropriate treatment facility For example, low-risk patients could be told to seek
treatment at an urgent care or physician's office, helping to reduce the
strain on ambulances and EDs, while high-risk patients can be alerted to
head to the ED or another medical facility in time for interventions prior to
a heart attack or other episodic event.
MODULARITY AND FLEXIBILITY

In the highly unpredictable environment of the ED, modularity as a Lean
solution can add much-needed consistency and uniformity on both a
micro and macro level to improve staff functionality, ease navigation, and
reduce errors. For example, uniform pods or standardized unit layouts for
equipment and supplies help providers identify processes that add value
and opportunities to cut waste on a repeatable scale.
On a macro level, universal rooms can alleviate the scheduling nightmare and long wait times that are a product of specialized rooms. Where
specialized rooms may be limited to certain procedures or be prohibitive
in space or equipment, universal rooms offer standardized spaces that are
flexible to accommodate the needs of any given patient and the depart-

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CORGAN

A B OV E : The bright and
airy waiting space at
Emergis ER in Dallas
features different seating options for patients
and their families.
RI GH T: The angled
nurses' stations at
Emergis ER add visual
interest while providing
added space for families to check in with
nurses without blocking
the corridor or staff
circulation areas.

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