Accession Number : ADA185873

Title :   A Study to Analyze and Develop a Functional Outpatient Appointment System for DeWitt Army Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis Jul 78-Apr 79,

Corporate Author : ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s) : Hill, James R.

Report Date : 27 APR 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 126

Abstract : This study utilizes a four-phase approach to evaluating the effectiveness of outpatient appointment system used by an Army Community Hospital. By utilizing the four-phase approach the hospital was able to determine the optimal appointment system for use within the hospital's health care system. Keywords: Health care; Appointment systems; Outpatient medicine.

Descriptors :   *HOSPITALS, *PATIENTS, *MILITARY MEDICINE, *SCHEDULING, ARMY, COMMUNITIES, HEALTH, MEDICINE, VIRGINIA, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, SURVEYS.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE