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In this study we aimed to see if replacing one face to face follow up visit after sleep study with a phone call by a trained office staff will
-decrease the total number of follow up office visits, thus decreasing health care cost
-increase the number of new patients seen during the 6 month follow up period
-Did not decrease patient compliance.
A quality improvement project to reduce the wait time for initial appointment in an urban outpatient sleep center, Thomas Jefferson University, HOUSE STAFF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY POSTERS
Medicine and Health Sciences
Chakraborty, MD, Anasua and Grewal, MD, Ritu G., "A quality improvement project to reduce the wait time for initial appointment in an urban outpatient sleep center" (2017). House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference (2016-2019). Poster 60.