"This report has explored the implications of including a new measure of hospital and emergency department (ED) performance, transfer of care, alongside the previously reported off-stretcher time ... As a performance measure, transfer of care time provides new and valuable information that supplements the information provided by off-stretcher time ... The Bureau of Health Information will report transfer of care measures for the state and for individual hospitals on a quarterly basis as part of its Hospital Quarterly series ... It will also report on off-stretcher times ..."--Pages 18-19.
From the ambulance to the ED: defining off-stretcher times and transfer of care times
Methods and analytic approach
Median waiting times
Off-stretcher time and transfer of care time
Peer group, volume and performance
Triage category and performance
Target achievement on patient transitions from the ambulance to the ED
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