Project RED: Module 4: Re-Engineering Patient Discharge: The Hospital
Your Current State May Have Looked Like This
Image: Flow Chart of patient admission, care, and discharge process.
This chart from Module 1 describes the discharge process for many hospitals: The discharge order is written the night before discharge, and staff members hurry to complete their work by the next morning's discharge hour. Now that you have studied the research-based components of Project RED, you are prepared to build your ideal process map from the patient's and stakeholders' viewpoints.