Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

A Queue-Based Monte Carlo Analysis to Support Decision Making for Implementation of an Emergency Department Fast Track

Table 3

Average percent reduction in observed median wait time from current state.

ScenarioAverage percent reduction (%) in median wait time ± SD

FT nurse added, 7 days, 12 pm–8 pm35.8 ± 2.2
FT nurse added, weekdays, 12 pm–8 pm29.1 ± 2.2
FT nurse reassigned, 7 days, 12 pm–8 pm24.6 ± 2.3
Additional ED nurse in ED, 7 days, 12 pm–8 pm13.6 ± 2.4
FT nurse added, Mondays, 12 pm–8 pm8.9 ± 2.3

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