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Military-style Workflow Boosts Cancer Clinic Patient Volume 30%
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At the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center clinic, a multidisciplinary approach to care combined with “military” style efficiency has resulted in an increase in daily patient volume and a decrease in patient ED visits. It’s also freed up physicians to focus more directly on patient care.

According to researchers Shereef Elnahal, MD, and Joseph Herman, MD, the Military Acuity Model (MAM) is a workflow that’s similar to the Lean management philosophy, but doesn’t focus on physical resources in the same way.