The Current ER Occupancy KPI measures how many beds are currently occupied in your ER compared to the total number of beds. This KPI needs to be monitored in real-time so your staff is aware of the current situation in the ER and can respond to developing situations with more agility. For example, if a sudden torrent of patients threatens to overwhelm the ER, this KPI will show when you are approaching maximum capacity and should start rerouting patients to other hospitals.
Monitoring Healthcare KPIs on a Dashboard
Once you have established benchmarks and targets for Current ER Occupancy, you’ll want to establish processes for monitoring this and other healthcare KPIs. Dashboards can be critical in this regard. Read more
# of patients in the ER compared to # of beds