Door-to-Doc Cuts ED Patient ‘Walkout’ Rate in Half!
- Prior to Door-to-Doc (D2D), up to 1 in every 7 ED patients left without treatment (LWOT).
- LWOT rate highly correlated with D2D (correlation coefficient =0.96).
- Results are up to a 65% improvement in patient access to care.
- Patients served increased by more than 12,000.
This project was funded under grant number HS015921-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The opinions expressed in this Patient Safety Toolkit are those of the authors and do not reflect the official position of AHRQ or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.