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Fig. 4 | Perioperative Medicine

Fig. 4

From: A perioperative consult service results in reduction in cost and length of stay for colorectal surgical patients: evidence from a healthcare redesign project

Fig. 4

Length of stay control chart. Example of a LOS run chart that contains data that are reviewed each week and at scheduled monthly meetings. Data are presented in groups of seven patients, as this is the average weekly number of colorectal surgery cases performed. Overall median LOS is reduced in phase 1 compared to phase 0 and has remained lower in phase 2. LOS length of stay

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