I have a call in to the Advisory Board and have found a few articles in PubMed that talk around the issue, but can't find an answer to these questions: How many patients can a psychiatrist see in an 8 hour day? What is a reasonable number of patients to see in an 8 hour day in a consultation service? What is recommended provider coverage (ARNP or psychiatrist) for inpatient, outpatient and consultation liaison psychiatric services? Where would you look? Thanks in advance! Brynn Beals, MLS, AHIP Library Program Manager | Franciscan Health System St. Joseph Medical Center | Mail Stop 01-62 PO Box 2197 | 1717 S. J Street Tacoma WA 98401-2197 Fax: 253-426-6260 [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> Looking for Answers? @sk Your Medical Librarian: Your Key to Quality Information The information contained in this communication is confidential and private and intended only for the use of the addressee. Unauthorized use, disclosure, distribution or copying is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you received this communication in error, please inform us of the erroneous delivery by return email. Thank you for your cooperation. This electronic mail and any attached documents are intended solely for the named addressee(s) and contain confidential information. If you are not an addressee, or responsible for delivering this email to an addressee, you have received this email in error and are notified that reading, copying, or disclosing this email is prohibited. If you received this email in error, immediately reply to the sender and delete the message completely from your computer system.