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Real-time operational feedback: daily discharge rate as a novel hospital efficiency metric

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  • Hannah J Wong 1Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2Shared Information Management Services, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada3Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robert C Wu 3Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada4Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Caesar 2Shared Information Management Services, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada3Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Howard Abrams 3Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada4Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dante Morra 3Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada4Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Dante Morra, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, EN 14-218, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada; dante.morra{at}utoronto.ca
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Wong HJ, Wu RC, Caesar M, et al
Real-time operational feedback: daily discharge rate as a novel hospital efficiency metric

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  • Accepted May 17, 2010
  • First published August 19, 2010.
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September 25, 2012

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