Table 5

Pooled before and after results of all enrolled hospitals

Pooled data of six hospitalsBefore intervention mean±SDAfter intervention mean±SDMean difference (95% CI)P value
Measure typeMeasures
OutcomeBoarding time16.6±14.99.5±12.9−7.1 (−2.5 to 11.7)0.003
ProcessDaily consultant rounds69%± 30%98%±3%29% (-0.5% to 60%)0.053
Discharge before 12:00 pm16%±6%36%±14%20% (6% to 35%)0.01
Time till discharge265±104117±43−147.8 (−250 to 44)0.0095
Early discharge planning66%±22%95%±5.9%29% (8% to 50%)0.011
MDT review for 7 day outliers29%±3%86%±14%51% (25% to 89%)0.002
7 days outliers16.3%±7.1%17.2%±7.5%0.89% (−1.9% to 3.7%)0.531
30 days outliers18.8%±9.9%15.9%±10.3%−2.9% (−6.8% to 1.0%)0.149
Bed turn over3.9±1.14.3±1.60.32 (−0.09 to 0.73)0.125
Average length of stay6.5±2.006.8±2.000.32 (−0.32 to 0.96)0.325
BalancingReadmission % within 30 days5.2%±4.8%5.6%±4.9%0.5% (−1.1% to 2.0%)0.543
Bed occupancy76.9%±8.9%76.0%±7.0%−0.9 (−3.6 to 1.7)0.49
Percentage of ED LWBS1.8%±1.5%1.5%±0.8%−0.3% (−0.8% to 0.2%)0.208
No of ED deaths2.4±2.12.3±2.1−0.10 (−0.78 to 0.57)0.763
OtherAdmission1699±5841977±567277 (92to 462)0.004
Discharge1767±4782111±444343 (196 to 491)<0.001
No of ED visits10 589±487012 100±33961511(222 to 2800)0.022
  • ED, emergency department; LWBS, left without being seen.