Same-day discharge for cardiovascular procedures is a growing priority. An accelerating outpatient shift, associated with reimbursement decreases, mandates focus on efficiency and throughput. This is ideally accomplished through same-day discharge.
However, many institutions do not have the physician buy-in, consistent criteria, and infrastructure requirements in place to enable same-day discharge. This briefing outlines six lessons to overcome these barriers and hardwire same-day discharge.