"Emergency Classification" - Critically ill patients are given priority

“Emergency Classification” – Critically ill patients are given priority

Hospital News: Regardless of the front and back, “Emergency Classification” – Critically ill patients are given priority!

Since May 1 this year, 20 hospitals in Beijing that provide emergency services have implemented emergency grading. Seeing the emergency department does not say “first come and then come”, priority for critically ill patients, this reform initiative that breaks people’s inertia has aroused widespread concern from all walks of life. The reporter learned from the Beijing Hospital Management Center on July 24 that the hospital’s “emergency grading” was running smoothly and orderly for more than two months.

<Hospital News> "Emergency Classification" - Critically ill patients are given priority

Hospital News – “Emergency Classification” – Critically ill patients are given priority!
In recent years, China’s emergency medicine has entered a period of rapid development, and the number of emergency hospitals in tertiary hospitals has increased year by year. According to statistics, the annual emergency medical volume of hospitals in Beijing is about 2 million in 2012-2013, about 2.1 million in 2014-2015, and about 2.35 million in 2016-2018. “Emergency grading” – priority for critically ill patients, so that more urgent patients get priority treatment!

Hospital News – Emergency resources are scientifically utilized
According to Pan Suyan, 20 hospitals in Beijing that provide emergency services have progressed smoothly and in a stable order during the two and a half months of emergency department grading.

According to statistics, these 20 hospitals received a total of 461,300 emergency patients, of which 4,500 were in the first class, accounting for 0.98%; 2,214 were in the second class, accounting for 4.64%; and the second-level patients were in the number of 219,300, accounting for 46.67%; There were 220,100 patients in grade 4, accounting for 47.71%.

Among them, 19 municipal hospitals have established and used emergency pre-examination and triage information systems to fully evaluate and classify patients’ conditions; one hospital has been able to meet the needs of work because of the small number of emergency patients. Twenty hospitals differentiated between different levels and colors through the treatment list and/or queued waiting list system to determine the level of patient visits.

Zhang Jinbao, secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, said that the implementation of the grading of the pre-examination of the emergency pre-examination has improved the management quality of the hospital departments, realized the rational distribution of medical resources, improved the operational efficiency of the departments, and the hospital’s ability to accept critically ill patients. Further improve. “Emergency classification” – “Emergency Classification” – Critically ill patients are given priority!

At present, the emergency room in Beijing Chaoyang Hospital and the critically ill patients in the rescue area have reached more than 90%. The patient structure has been adjusted, medical services have been improved, and the patient’s medical experience has been improved.

Zhou Jianxin, deputy dean of Beijing Tiantan Hospital, also said that since the implementation of emergency grading, there have been some obvious changes in the emergency department of Beijing Tiantan Hospital:

First, the emergency pre-examination triage provides a guarantee for the smooth flow of life channels of first- and second-level patients. By re-planning the patient waiting and visiting areas, the treatment process for critically ill patients is optimized. Zhou Jianxin said that the hospital’s high-risk maternal, stroke, myocardial infarction and other critically ill patients with emergency green channel procedures have been further improved, improving the treatment of critically ill patients.

<Hospital News> "Emergency Classification" - Critically ill patients are given priority

Second, the concept of emergency grading is being accepted and understood by the majority of patients. The concept of “patients in the queue” has gradually changed. The phenomenon of crowded patients in the clinic has become less and less, and the emergency order has improved significantly.

Call on doctors and patients to promote the rescue of life channels

According to reports, the Beijing Hospital Management Center also conducted a questionnaire survey on municipal hospitals. From June 15th to 28th, a total of 28,493 valid questionnaires were collected, and 84.52% of patients agreed that the emergency department should be classified according to the severity of the patient’s condition. Most patients can understand and accept the concept and rules of emergency grading.

Pan Suyan stressed that the Beijing Hospital Management Center has included the “emergency grading” work into the special assessment of improving medical services. In the next step, it will further strengthen the unannounced visits to ensure that all system measures are in place; regularly review and summarize the implementation of emergency grading work, and timely discover work. Weakly existing weaknesses, continuous optimization and improvement; continue to carry out emergency grading visits and publicity work, further improve social awareness and recognition, and improve the mutual cooperation and trust between doctors and patients.

In addition, Pan Suyan called on doctors and patients to promote the rescue of life channels, because “emergency classification” is fair to all. “Emergency classification” – “Emergency Classification” – Critically ill patients are given priority! Follow the emergency grading waiting order, give up the life rescue channel, everyone will become the beneficiary of the emergency grading.” Pan Suyan said that today we give way to others, tomorrow will be We give way.

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