Admissions desk ( * Birth is imminent or past ( mother and/or baby taken to a room and admitted when the mother is in bed ( Mother is taken to Labor and Delivery Triage for exam. If birth is too far distant ( the mother is sent home. If the baby is born and there are no complications, then ( after birth, the mother and child are transferred to a room where they will stay for three to four days.
*If birth is not imminent, then the mother is admitted if she is preregistered (If not registered, then she is sent to registration. After she is registered, she is sent to Labor and Delivery Triage. If birth is too far distant ( the mother is sent home. If the baby is born and there are no complications, then ( after birth, the mother and child are transferred to a room where they will stay for three to four days.
**If complications, then the mother and/or baby are sent to surgery or intensive care ( if needed, the baby is sent to neonatal intensive care ( when mother and baby are ready, discharged separately or together ( delivered in wheelchair to car.
2. A clear improvement for this process would be to have the different aspects of maternity care on the same floor, or at least more of the services on the same floor. As…
Arnold Palmer Hospital Labor and Delivery Workflow Analysis
The Arnold Palmer Hospital (AHC) located in Orlando, Florida is considered one of the most efficient and patient-centric healthcare providers in the U.S. due to the customer satisfaction scores the facility receives and amount of patients the hospital sees on an annual basis. The AHC has been ranked fifth in patient satisfaction out of 5,000 hospitals and sees on average 1.5 million children
Arnold Palmer Case Study
The Arnold Palmer Hospital is 1 158-bed paediatric hospital located in Orlando, Florida; part of the Arnold Palmer Medical Foundation and rated as one of the nation's Top paediatric hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. It is the only hospital in all of central Florida with an emergency/trauma center dedicated specifically to paediatric patients. It opened in 1989, and in 2006 became a children's hospital focused
Flow of Maternity Patients at Arnold Palmer Hospital (APH)
Born w / complications
Taken to an operating room and/or intensive care unit for necessary care; o nce stabilized transferred to care unit and discharged when ready. If additional care needed child transferred to neo-natal and released at a later time.
Mother and baby discharged
Born w/o complications transferred to mother and baby care unit
Ready to deliver taken to the
nd floor until the