LWBS


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AcronymDefinition
LWBSLeft Without Being Seen
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The decrease in ambulance diversion hours and decrease in the number of patients that LWBS led to a greater number of completed ED treatment encounters.
Following implementation of the Picis solution, Scotland Health Care System shaved nearly 60 minutes off its 250-minute LOS average in the ED, while also cutting LWBS rates in half (from 10% down to 5%).
In just the first year, RTLS was a key factor in reducing ED length of stay (LOS) by an average of 36 minutes and cutting the LWBS rate by 24 percent.