Gap between Discharge Time and Discharge Order

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Gapbetween Discharge Time and Discharge Order

Determinationof the gap between time and discharge order involves computation ofthe expected length of stay, actual length of stay and the hoursbetween discharge date and time, and order date and time.

  • Expected length of stay = Order date and time – Inpatient admit time and date

  • Actual length of stay = Discharge date and time – inpatient admit date and time

  • Hours between discharge time and date and order date and time = Discharge date and time – Order date and time

  1. Patients waiting longer from discharge order to discharge time

Thisinvolves determining the time taken between discharge time and dateand order date and time. The summary below shows the patientswaiting time from discharge order to discharge time in each location.

Person Location- Nurse Unit / Ambulatory (Admit)

Sum of Hours Between Discharge Time and Discharge Order

CH Emergency Department

864.85

CH Jasmine

3.62

CH MDU

6.87

CH Royal

11.00

CH Short Stay Unit

57.98

CH Ward A

129.97

CH Ward B

170.65

CH Ward C

78.07

CH Ward D

61.57

CH Ward E

2.05

Women’s Health Center

9.88

Grand Total

1,396.50

Fromthe analysis above, CH Emergency Department has the highest patientswaiting longer, 864.85 hours, between discharge order and dischargetime. Graphically, the waiting time can be shown as

  1. Top nationality that waits more

Theanalysis below shows the patients’ nationalities and thecorresponding time taken between discharge time and date and orderdate and time. The total waiting hours is 1,396.50. Patients fromEmirate wait more compared to patients from other nationalities.

Nationality

Sum of Hours Between Discharge Time and Discharge Order

ALGERIAN

5.967

AMERICAN

8.683

BAHRAINI

6.133

BANGLADESHI

5.950

BRITISH

24.700

CANADIAN

7.733

EGYPTIAN

8.083

EMIRATI

830.533

ETHIOPIAN

6.667

FILIPINO

96.833

FINNISH

1.817

INDIAN

64.017

INDONESIAN

9.483

IRANIAN

6.150

JORDANIAN

7.050

MOROCCAN

8.767

OMANI

31.217

PAKISTANI

46.267

PALESTINIAN

43.217

SAUDI

27.000

SOUTH AFRICAN

6.300

SUDANESE

16.450

SYRIAN

59.567

TANZANIAN

2.950

TUNISIAN

0.200

TURKISH

12.700

UKRANIAN

10.417

UNKNOWN

5.300

YEMENI

36.350

Grand Total

1,396.500

  1. Primary Health Class Fin Class

Thetable below shows the waiting time for each type of primary healthclass. Daman Thiqa primary class has the highest number of patients’who wait longer.

Primary Health Class

Sum of Hours Between F &amp E

Daman Basic

73.067

Daman Enhanced

170.600

Daman Thiqa

987.383

Mandate 8

82.350

Non-Government Sponsorship

6.750

Oman Insurance

22.400

Other Government Sponsorship

11.000

Self-Pay

34.900

Self-Pay Other

7.200

Watania

0.850

Grand Total

1,396.500

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