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  1. Foreman, Cynthia DNP, RN
  2. Stephens, Kimberly DNP, RN
  3. Swanson-Biearman, Brenda DNP, RN
  4. Acree, Cynthia DNP, RN, CNP
  5. Whiteman, Kimberly DNP, RN


Bed flow decisions should be based on current information about capacity. The purpose of this project was to develop a real-time, enterprise-wide, capacity management dashboard. The dashboard successfully used information from the electronic medical record to create a comprehensive standardized data source, which was used to drive patient flow decisions optimizing bed space, allocating resources and maintaining safety.