Strategic implementation to improve inpatient discharge in pediatric neurology

Takeaway

  • Quality improvement strategies helped to improve inpatient discharge in a pediatric neurology service.

Why this matters

  • Decreasing the delay to inpatient hospital discharge can improve overall patient outcomes and reduce hospital-wide costs; thus, there is a need to identify strategies to improve the discharge process.

  • Proactive planning and multidisciplinary collaboration are fundamental to inpatient discharge success in the future.